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How to make HD Minecraft skins

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TheBigCh33z
Level 40 : Master Pony
Hello people! Welcome to my tutorial on how to make HD skins!



What I like to do is first go to a game called Skincraft- http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/571250

It basically is an easy skin maker. You press play, watch some adds and hop right into it. First click new skin. Then select your base ( I like to use blank ). Then up in the corner is a button called "New Layer". Click that. Select custom. Then choose what body part you want to start with. Below the layout there is a red square. Click that square and choose your color. Every time you want to change colors you must click this square. So youve finished the first part. Click save and continue and in the right-hand corner you will find a new layer button. Click that and choose the body part. Do all the parts until youre done and hapy with the turnout. Be sure not to have shaded because that is in the next part. Then you click Export/Save and savve it onto your desktop as a .png file.Now onto my favorite part. The SHADING!!



This is how you make your skin "HD." Go to MinersNeedCoolShoes- http://www.minershoes.com/

At the top of the screen near a poorly made green and blue head is a button labeled "Upload." Click that and make an account if you dont aleready have one. So make an account, Log in, click upload choose and the file from your desktop of your previously made skin. Name the skin etc. etc. Then click share. Your unshaded skin will now be uploaded to the site. Dont worry, there are thousands of skins on this website so it will be rare yours will ever be found. In the corner click edit skin. ( The button has a pixelated pencil on it ) NOW the shading will begin. When the page loads you will get a nice little layout of you skin and a full blown picture. Near the little pink head with a heart on it is a brush with a trail of orange paint. Click this. In the bottom right corner there is also a pen button thingy. Click that and with your cursor select the color you want to shade first. If you still have the brush selected, drag the cursor over to the color you just selected. Then click and drag. AND BAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ITS SHADED!! You will have to use the color select tool for every new color you want to shade. Once you have shaded your now HD skin to your hearts content click download in the corner. The page pulled up will say navigation cancelled. Dont worry nothing is wrong. Youll notice the download has started. Your file should be labeled as sketch.png. This file now has your HD skin and can be uploaded to Minecraft!!



Thankyou all very much for reading this, it took me 20 minutes to type and my wrists hurt. So please subscribe for more daily blogs and diamond and comment to make me happy!



Have fun skinners!!

Cheers,

Ch33z
Tags:TheBigCh33z, HowTo, Tutorial, Skin, Making, Its, Fun, Blog
Credit:TheBigCh33z Skincraft MinersNeedCoolShoes

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  • mrpacman147
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Mage
  • March 20, 2014, 7:03 pm
man i really wish you would update this. I used to know what you were talking about, but the crazy minershoes people changed their website up. Its haywire and IDK how to work it.
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  • NeFt
  • Level 26
  • Expert Cake
  • December 23, 2013, 8:05 am
It's noise, not HD. It's really not useful for HD skin making honestly, but if you don't know how to make HD skins, It is likely as close as you can get.
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  • Pikamoar
  • Level 36
  • Artisan Dwarf
  • October 29, 2013, 5:30 pm
thats not HD, that is noise, and you can do that with paint.net, MCSkin3D, and many others, MinersNeedCoolShoes is one of the worst minecraft skin sites out there since it in fact has no way of flagging copied skins
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  • ToddDoesMC
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • August 20, 2013, 9:00 am
trying it right now and will re comment when finished to say if it really does come out HD! :D
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I don't think that's hd, this is just an easy way to start shading. Shading is useful, but look at the image for hd Steve: its just reshaded. Nice shading, but not quite hd. Hd means high definition, so it needs a higher resolution.
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  • iTz_Dipsy
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Hunter
  • June 26, 2013, 8:53 am
Thanks, nice guide :)
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  • WTFplayer
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Nerd
  • March 3, 2013, 10:40 pm
Genius !
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  • amtrist
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Dragon
  • February 28, 2013, 9:08 am
Sorry, this wasn't what I was looking for and it isn't a HD skin.
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  • Stormius76
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • March 21, 2013, 3:53 am
It is a HD skin.
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  • Terrazh
  • Level 42
  • Master Pixel Painter
  • April 5, 2013, 5:52 am
HD skins are skins that are made in higher resolutions than the normal 8x.
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  • 2bullets852
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • June 5, 2013, 8:38 pm
it is made in higher resolutions :3 idk what it is really!
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  • FlaashV
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Narwhal
  • September 11, 2013, 7:43 pm
bullets, it would be useful if you knew what resolution is. This IS the normal resolution.
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  • robot55_
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Architect
  • February 13, 2013, 8:45 am
WOW THIS IS VERY HELPFUL I AM CRUD AT SKIN MAKING THIS HAS MADE ME GOOD NOW DIAMOND FAV SUBSCRIBE
THANK YOU
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  • Uberalvy
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • February 10, 2013, 11:34 am
can someone tell me how to shade the skin well when i try to shade the skin of my Minecraft skin it always looks like he has a skin condition and it looks vary ugly.
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  • Doomslicer
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Herobrine
  • November 27, 2012, 7:44 pm
darn i thought this would teach me how to make a skin with dimensions larger than 64x32...
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  • Chocoback XD
  • Level 24
  • Expert Pixel Puncher
  • May 6, 2013, 5:09 pm
I know how,use mcskin 3d,then click the button that has some squares that says "increase resolution"and that's it
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  • Doomslicer
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Herobrine
  • May 9, 2013, 6:11 pm
I know, I also created a HD skin base to use.
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  • boynamedfish
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Narwhal
  • November 22, 2012, 5:46 pm
This is skin shading not an HD Skin. And if i were you I wouldn't use SkinCraft or minershoes
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  • StickDemon
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • November 17, 2012, 3:24 pm
I was looking for HD Skin Making, not Skin Shading. :(
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  • HCGNE0Nz
  • Level 27
  • Expert Demolitionist
  • December 11, 2012, 3:45 pm
Making a Skin HD is shading it you do know...
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StickDemon is right.
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  • StickDemon
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • December 20, 2012, 9:33 pm
No, a shaded skin is a shaded skin. An HD skin is a skin that has more pixels than the normal steve. Basically 128x64.
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  • 0voidwalker
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Pokemon
  • November 1, 2012, 7:50 am
If i make a skin, will it be a ''legit'' skin, so that it will be accepted on PMC?
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  • Dragonelite
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Ninja
  • October 29, 2012, 11:00 am
Didnt work. Couldnt find pen thing
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  • Team Ham
  • Level 23
  • Expert Network
  • September 27, 2012, 11:09 am
its says error when i click share
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  • Banana_1
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • August 12, 2012, 10:40 pm
when i press'Share, it comes up with this:

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: readfile() [function.readfile]:
Filename cannot be empty

Filename: controllers/upload.php

Line Number: 49

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: User Warning

Message: S3::inputFile(): Unable to open input file:

Filename: libraries/S3.php

Line Number: 223
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  • jim_dragon_mc
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Miner
  • November 24, 2012, 11:23 am
me to
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  • Dave_the_Beast
  • Level 31
  • Artisan Creeper Hugger
  • August 7, 2012, 6:16 am
Thanks it helped a Lot!!!I made this skin with the Turion "Lavaclus the Flesh Eater"
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  • DaBeast643
  • Level 21
  • Expert Ninja
  • June 3, 2012, 4:44 am
every time i go to hd website it says after i share my skin an error
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • June 3, 2012, 5:55 am
So basically, you share your skin then download it, it says there is an error? That always happenns. You get taken to an error screen but the skin download is starting. You probably have the file somewhere in your computer, you just need to find it.
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  • DaBeast643
  • Level 21
  • Expert Ninja
  • June 3, 2012, 6:07 am
no it doesnt even let me download it right after i share it comes up with an error
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • June 3, 2012, 6:23 am
Probably something wrong with the server, just wait a day and let it reset.
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  • M32
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Dragon
  • May 29, 2012, 7:26 pm
But Still Helpful
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • May 30, 2012, 11:50 am
Thanks anyway!
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  • M32
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Dragon
  • May 30, 2012, 3:16 pm
Your welcome
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  • M32
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Dragon
  • May 29, 2012, 7:26 pm
TL;DR
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  • d3skinner
  • Level 40
  • Master Skinner
  • May 29, 2012, 6:00 pm
Lol, too long, didn't read. :3
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • May 30, 2012, 11:48 am
Well according to your title your an " Expert Skinner " If it wasn't necessary to come here theres no point in coming here and insulting my blog.
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  • d3skinner
  • Level 40
  • Master Skinner
  • May 30, 2012, 12:35 pm
It was a joke. And even if I was insulting your blog, which I wasn't, you said yourself: " Sorry if this is long.... >-< "
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • May 30, 2012, 2:49 pm
Touche.... Please excuse all negativity. It just sounded like an insult. Thankyou for coming to my blog. I just put up another one. ( Much shorter... you should like lol )
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  • TheBigCh33z
  • Level 40
  • Master Pony
  • May 29, 2012, 3:32 pm
Sorry if this is long.... >-<
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