Design Guide: Faded

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(Fd active) (FD dominant)

Uncommonb By Yamashta-daok460 by Ulfrheim Faded  - Faded is an uncommon marking. It may be layered above or below a majority of markings and adds a darker or lighter gradient from tail to midbody.

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THIS ICON IS NOT FREE by Ulfrheim Faded has a minimum requirement. It must be present in the red ranges below in some way to pass. Faded cannot be present in the grey ranges as they are an illegal marking range.

THIS ICON IS NOT FREE by Ulfrheim Faded should be blended smoothly along the marking's edge and should never have a sharp/defined edge. 

THIS ICON IS NOT FREE by Ulfrheim Faded should always appear visibly noticeable, and the chosen color of the  gradient should come directly from the same swatch as the chosen base coat color.

THIS ICON IS NOT FREE by Ulfrheim If faded is present with Helix it should appear between the Ashen and Dilute.

THIS ICON IS NOT FREE by Ulfrheim Faded cannot have holes or breaks.

Soft Edges: Yes by TheNook  Sharp Edges: No by TheNook  Holes: No by TheNook  Breaks: No by TheNook


Bullet; Red - Fields displayed in red are required to be present regardless of marking use.
Bullet; Blue - Field in blue are optional and display the maximum allowance for the marking.
Bulletgrey by Wooded-Wolf - Fields in grey are illegal ranges.

Faded by TheNook


Three good examples of faded. Each one shows minimum, maximum and also an additional variation of the marking. As you can see each good example has the red range required.

Faded Good Examples by TheNook

Examples of faded with other markings - Examples of faded in use:

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