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Old December 28th, 2010, 08:05 PM
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Giratina ♀
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Gender: Female
Nature: Quirky
I can't do any spriting right now because I'm in the unfortunate phase between an old PC with Paint and a new Mac with Photoshop (one of these days I'm gonna get a tablet...), but when I did sprite on Paint, I always used the base colors as a, well, basis, and then fiddled around with the colors until I found one appropriate for the sprite. Or I just eyedropped it from the reference artwork. Otherwise, I only ever use those default colors for sketch linework or funky backgrounds for turning it transparent (thanks, Iaza!).
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