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polaristar
Level 34 : Artisan Dragon
Hi guys! I will show you how to shade a skin using paint.NET.

You will need:
A unshaded skin
A shading template
paint.NET

I will use my bugs bunny dj skin.

BugsBunnyDJ_minecraft_skin-jpg

1. open paint.net
2. open your unshaded skin
3. copy the shading template
4. click 'New Layer'
5. click the clipboard on the options menu
6. go to 'Layer Properties'
7. Change the mode from 'Normal' to 'Overlay'
8. Adjust the bar to the amount of shading wanted
9. Click 'Save As'
10. Change the .pnd to a .png
11. Name the file
12. Save
13. Enjoy!

Finished Shaded Skin:

BugsBunnyDJ_minecraft_skin-jpg
Tags:Tutorial, Shading, PaintNET, Skin

Update #3 : 01/20/2013 12:24:27 pm1/20/13

added video

Update #2 : 11/20/2012 11:52:43 am11/20/12

added photo

Update #1 : 11/15/2012 2:09:52 pm11/15/12

changed tutorial around

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  • BlissedMiner
  • Level 4
  • Apprentice Mage
  • March 14, 2014, 3:47 pm
Isn't  gimp better in a way
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  • polaristar
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Dragon
  • March 15, 2014, 10:41 am
I honestly don't know, I've never used it.
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  • Galenwaros
  • Level 37
  • Artisan Pony
  • January 23, 2013, 8:30 pm
I use Photoshop CS6.
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  • polaristar
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Dragon
  • January 24, 2013, 3:41 am
I don't. Never used it in my life. :/
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try gimp 2.6 it's freeware and much better than paint.net. Paint.NET is for amateures
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  • polaristar
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Dragon
  • February 11, 2013, 11:30 am
I mostly use mcskin3d, not paint.Net...
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  • Trollasaur
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Narwhal
  • January 16, 2013, 11:36 pm
if you have skype please tell me your name cause i need direct instructions this did not work for me please help
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  • pig guy 54
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 20, 2012, 12:59 pm
ty
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  • polaristar
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Dragon
  • November 21, 2012, 3:55 am
no prob :)
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  • pig guy 54
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 20, 2012, 9:24 am
how do u create a skin?
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  • SpawnKiller
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Artist
  • April 30, 2013, 2:03 pm
Use Skincraft,simple to use and is very good for beginers!
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  • polaristar
  • Level 34
  • Artisan Dragon
  • November 20, 2012, 12:15 pm
well i suggest getting MCskin3D and using that, because that is what I use. I might make a tutorial for making a skin, but i dunno.
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