Designing: Dusky Points

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Dusky Points


Examples 

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Braken 683 by Matriarchs-Haunt  Tsukushi 900 by Matriarchs-Haunt   Daemon 798 by Matriarchs-Haunt
Ranunculus 1471 by Matriarchs-Haunt Rhaegal 456 by Matriarchs-Haunt Arturo 1045 by Matriarchs-Haunt

 Basics 

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Bullet; White Dusky points resembles the dark points of siamese cats. It can be hard-edged or soft-edged.
Bullet; White In your ketucari's genotype, dusky points is denoted by the letters "nDsk" (heterozygous) or "DskDsk" (homozygous).
Bullet; White In its heterozygous form, dusky points has a pass rate of 50%. Homozygous dusky points has a 75% pass rate.


Color 

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Dusky points must be a darker color of your chosen base, with a minor deviation in hue. It can also be a fully desaturated color of the base, as long as it is darker. Dusky points may be pure black.

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Dskyes by Matriarchs-Haunt 
These colors would be acceptable for this base color. They are either a darker version of the base, or a darker and desaturated version of the base. The last color on the right shows a minor deviation in hue, and is slightly more yellow than the base itself. Notice that this small change is not overbearing.

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Dskno by Matriarchs-Haunt
These colors would be unacceptable for dusky points. They are either lighter than the base coat or have too drastic a hue shift.



Range


There is no minimum for dusky points, but it must always be visible (unless a white marking covers it) and cover at least 10% of the maximum range. In general, the hued points on Eraku are a good example of minimal dusky points. While Eraku possesses hued points, the range is the same as dusky points:
Eraku 531 by Matriarchs-Haunt


Below is the maximum range for dusky points.

Dusky Points by Matriarchs-Haunt

Interaction with Other Markings


Bullet; White All markings can be layered under or over dusky points.
Bullet; White Dusky points can be influenced by infernovapor, and segment.

Accents 


Here are some small accents you can add to your designs to make them more unique!

Bullet; White Dusky points may have a subtle gradient that fades into the base coat, like below.
Kimale 707 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Bullet; White  Small cut-outs may be present in the marking, like below. 
Cruolnop 347 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Bullet; White  While dusky points generally calls for "natural" edges, stylization is allowed to some extent. Excessive stylization (such as making your ketucari look like it has tribal tattoos) will cause the design to be rejected. Here is an example of acceptable stylization shapes:

Ghost Light 325 by Matriarchs-Haunt Liona Allone 96 by Matriarchs-Haunt Colonel 184 by Matriarchs-Haunt


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*mildly freaking out because I'm so happy that one of my designs has been featured*