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Tutorial: Pixel coloring, lineart and shading

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Pixel tutorial! I really hope this is useful - I had to learn shading by myself and it was kind of troublesome Q7Q HOPE THIS HELPS SOMEONE!
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Anspire's avatar
Hello! Thanks for creating such a good tutorial! I am an aspiring artist and YouTuber and your tutorial was featured in one of my videos bit.ly/2aJws9v

If you like it and are a pay-it-forward type of person, I would appreciate a little help getting the word about my channel out. Anyway, keep up the great work! [i]: free cactus bun icon
chexmemint's avatar
what is the canvas size??
goosetooth's avatar
If it's an icon its always 50x50
Tedemi's avatar
what program do you use?
Ashel-iia's avatar
Thank you for the tut, this is so helpful !
CheckeredMadness's avatar
Thanks! it helped! ^^
scarfqueen-666's avatar
> w < Adorable and amazing. I use Paint Tool SAI, so this should work. So, thanks! ^^
ryuutsuki-jpg's avatar
this is totally gorgeous, she looks like alice from alice in wonderland!
super cute and ily<333
eggbiscuit's avatar
You dont know how much I love you.
Kenpachi-Oumu's avatar
thank you I'm just starting never done pixel art before but im trying to make a avatar so I think this will be very useful thanks!!
Skunkyfly's avatar
thankyou! this is so helpfull

graphicnovellife's avatar
did you use layers for this?
pyrogoth's avatar
I used one layer for the sketch, and two layers for the lineart - then I merged the cleaned-up lineart together and colored on that layer! : )
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Aheria-shi's avatar
how do you make the pixel into a gif?
Darcise's avatar
This is really helpful, thanks a lot! I love playing around with pixels, especially love animating them, it's so much fun :heart: I might want to make myself a new icon using your technique, thank you for the tutorial! :iconheartrollplz:
Teresadelcorazon's avatar
Sooo cuuuuteee! ;A;
JennaCaminschi's avatar
what program do you use? Q_Q
pyrogoth's avatar
I use photoshop - but any program will work! Even ms paint will work, just it'll be more inconvenient 8'D
ArtistMinChen's avatar
Thank you so much! I used this tutorial to make my current icon ;3; great tutorial, it helped me so much <333
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