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Skinning for Dummies
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By Kiloz


Materials needed:
PhotoShop 6 or higher or any similar program


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Open up Adobe Photoshop. Ok know open the skin you wish to edit, I pick the Demon hunter skin.
2.




This first tool tools you see here hard the Smudge tool (LEFT) and Burn tool (RIGHT)
These are called the Dodge tool (Bottom) and I’m sure you all see this tool the bucket (Top).
3.

Also we will use the lasso tool to select parts of the body
4.


The last tool we will be using is this,the zoom tool, used to zoom in for part to add detail.... (DUH) Ok know that you have found the tools we will get started.

5.
First select the zoom tool and zoom into the chest for like so...Ok now select the lasso tool and select the chest with it.

Mainly this sectionOk now we need to select the base color let use gray so we can make him have armor. :) Pick a good solid gray. Now select the bucket and cover the entire selected part with gray

6.
Yes, it looks bad I know but in the end it won’t.... Ok know lets add some out like of gold.
7.

Select a goldish yellow. I know seems kind of hard but after a few goes try to make it look like this
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See it’s already looking good. ;) Ok know select the burn tool at set it to the following settings

Not to hard these setting are located on the top of photo shop.

 

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Ok now we will add detail to the armor on the outsides of the armor just darken it but don’t make it completely black. After a while of work it should look something like this.

10.


See now its looking good now we will do the same thing with the dodge tool put lighten the middle of the armor and piece of the gold rims
Wow it’s looking real good now =).
11. Ok know for the finally step we will pull out the smudge tool set it to the following settings:
12.
Ok know play with it for a while make a pattern in a round motion to smoothen and blend the colors together tell it looks good or something like this.
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If you want you can go over some parts with the dodge tool. It comes out like this.



Ok keep in mind I did this is 5 minutes so you could put a lot more work into it but these are the basics. So happy skinning!

"THE TOKEMON MASTER"

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