Designing: Mantle

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Mantle


Examples 

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  Anhu 03 by Umbrafen Shyea 300 by Matriarchs-Haunt Meesha 285 by Matriarchs-Haunt
Morriani 1027 by Matriarchs-Haunt Sherbert 1463 by Matriarchs-Haunt Ahmose 1120 by Matriarchs-Haunt


 Basics 

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Bullet; White Mantle resembles the saddle marking found on dogs. 
Bullet; White In your ketucari's genotype, mantle is denoted by the letters "nMn" (heterozygous) or "MnMn" (homozygous).
Bullet; White In its heterozygous form, mantle has a pass rate of 50%. Homozygous mantle has a 75% pass rate.


Color and Shape

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Mantle can be hard or have a slightly blended edge, but must not be so blended that it resembles sable. It may have slightly jagged edges, but must not be too irregular or tattoo-like. Jagged edges will always sweep toward the ketucari's hindquarters, while those on the shoulders and neck will follow the curve of the shoulders and neck.

Mantle 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. Mantle 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 mantle. They are either lighter than the base coat or have too drastic a hue shift.

Mantle may have a line going through it along the ketucari's spine, where the base coat shows.
Below is the maximum width of this stripe.

Mantle 2 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Range

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Range for mantle. Blue is the maximum while green is the minimum. If using the minimum mantle,
you may not have a thick stripe as is pictured above.

Mantle by Matriarchs-Haunt


Interaction with Other Markings

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Bullet; White All markings can be layered under or over mantle.
Bullet; White Mantle can be influenced by infernovapor, and segment.

Accents

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

Bullet; White Mantle may have a subtle gradient, like below:
Meesha 285 by Matriarchs-Haunt


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