Designing: Marble

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Marbling


Examples 

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Miraj 785 by Matriarchs-Haunt Dara 758 by Matriarchs-Haunt Heket 743 by Matriarchs-Haunt
 

Real life examples:
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 Basics 

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Bullet; White Marbling should resemble the patterning of marbled tabby cats or on bengal cats. 
Bullet; White In your ketucari's genotype, marbling is denoted by the letters "nMbl" (heterozygous) or "MblMbl" (homozygous).
Bullet; White In its heterozygous form, marbling has a pass rate of 40%. Homozygous marbling has a 65% pass rate.


Color and Shape

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub

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

Shape wise, be sure your marbling looks natural and not too stylized/swirly.

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 Marbleyes by Matriarchs-Haunt


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Marbleno by Matriarchs-Haunt


Striping vs. Similar Markings

Be careful that marbling doesn't too closely resemble lacing or striping.

Marble/stripe/lace by Matriarchs-Haunt

Range


Since it can appear anywhere on the body, there is no range for marbling. It must be immediately noticeable in the design.

Interaction with Other Markings


Bullet; White All markings can be layered under or over marbling.
Bullet; White Marbling can be influenced by infernovapor, and segment.
Bullet; White Marble has an interaction with Brindle called "Woodgrain". See details below.
Bullet; White If a ketucari has both marbling and spotting, the markings may combine to make rosettes. If a ketucari has marbling and rust,
these rosettes can have a bronze, red, or orange color. Alternatively, the rust may simply change the color of marbling to one of those shades.
Rosettes by Matriarchs-Haunt


The maximum and minimum sizes for rosettes are as follows:
Df50ee639bbb66be0b537c01a216e6b6 by Matriarchs-Haunt


Bullet; White When paired with Strand, strand can make the marbling take on the form of horizontal stripes. While you may
keep the vertical strand on the neck, be sure that the body stripes do not intersect with the strand. The form of the striping should be natural
and not stylized and follows the same width rules as Strand.
Strand Marble2 by Matriarchs-Haunt


Bullet; White If a ketucari has strand, marbling, and spotting, the three may be combined to make a pattern similar to a king cheetah (note that
the reddish color of the spots below is caused by rust)
Velox 1566 by Matriarchs-HauntBrindle 4 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Woodgrain
(Brindle+Marble)

Testbutton by WerewolfStripclub
Woodgrain is a unique interaction that Brindle and Marble have together, where they effectively fuse into one marking. Woodgrain may be lighter or darker than the base coat. It may also have a subtle gradient or fade out on certain parts of the body (see Accents). What makes it different from both Marble and Brindle is it should resemble woodgrain and the patterns of tree rings. It's a thin, loopy and swirly marking.
It may also be used to create general "whispy" patterns.Banshee 2520 by Matriarchs-Haunt

Accents 


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

Bullet; White Marbling may have a subtle gradient like below:


Bullet; White Marbling spots may have a faint outline:



Bullet; White Marbling may cause bands/stripes on the legs and tail:




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