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Shading Examples

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Because there has been some confusion when it comes to shading in the Padro Group, here are some examples as to what is accepted as shading and what is not.

1. Flatcolor, no shading visible. Counted as flatcolor.

2. Minimal shading: only very few parts of the horse are shaded and it is hard to make out: counted as flatcolor. When in doubt, Admin's choice must be respected. 

3. Minimal amount of shading to get accepted as shaded: All or most parts of the horse are shaded (mane and tail do not neccesarily have to be shaded) counted as shaded. Try to get some depth in the picture when you shade it, it'll guarantee shading points.

4. Fully shaded and highlighted: counted as shaded.
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Quin-Arts's avatar
soooo
basically
you have to be talented XD
anywho this is a great example of what i can't do
i can try to do it
KimboKah's avatar
trying is always good :D



nah, as long as we can tell somebody has spend time on their shading, it will be counted
Quin-Arts's avatar
yess
ill have to add a dark background underneath.. the shading and lighting is going to be on a dark horse (after it has its breeding spots and stuff like that)
squishyhammy's avatar
Hmm, what about stylized? A chibi being fully shaded wouldn't really work?
KimboKah's avatar
Yeah, chibis are usually counted as flat
zhalia-moon's avatar
Hey Kimbo! Do you think you could link this on the PP guide? So people can see exactly what we mean and dont count the PP wrongly ^^
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zhalia-moon's avatar
XD Always at your service 
artpidgeon's avatar
Thank you! This will be super helpful!
Skypeoplephoenix732's avatar
ah, this is very helpful :) so basically most of what I thought was shading was actually just minimal shading *facepalm* now I just have to figure out all those lines...
TheElvenJedi's avatar
Very helpful, cheers Art :D
PuddaBest's avatar
Thanks that helps a lot!! :)
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