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Delilah's Casual outfit by VivaFariy

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First of all, it's a good improvement.

But, as others have mentioned, in order to clean up your lines, use a pen tool. In GiMP, which I use as well, there is the Paths Tool. You can use this to curve and to trace lines. A note about the lines, a huge note: Don't make the lines of the clothing bigger than the lines of the base. It looks off and can be easily rectified by selecting a thinner stroking line.

Outlines are always a good thing to have- it gives it a more clean appearance.

In terms of the clothing, very cute. But you don't have to list credits on the image.

Hyperster has many bases in the .psd format- these make it very easy to change skin color, eye color, etc, when you lock the layer's transparency. Try utilizing this function next time. (need help? Note me.)
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VivaFariy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Thank you for the truth.

I used the path tool - but I still haven't mastered it I guess. I stroked it thick because it looks weird thin, but I think I might have done it too thick.

What do you mean outline? Didn't I do outlines?

I know, I was bored.

What do you mean?
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Roxy-13 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
You're welcome.

Try around 3-4 pixels wide.

Yes, but not on the hair, I noticed. That can make a big difference.

Ah.

I mean, you can do separate layers in GiMP, like for lines, colors, etc. Hyperster's bases- some of them- have a file format that allows the different layers of the base to be edited separately.
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VivaFariy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
OK
I should outline the hair? OK, I'll do that when/if I edit it.
I know about layers. I still don't get what your talking about though.
I feel horrible. Magicalwinx gave me an amazing tutorial on layers and the path tool and all that, but I still can't get it right. I make a layer for the shirt sketch, and then the shirt lineart, and then the color, but it all ends up on the shirt lineart layer. If you do the lineart on one layer, it won't let you color it on a separate layer.
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Roxy-13 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Yes, it's always best to outline the hair. :)

I'm sorry. I'm such a horrible teacher. ^^;
Yes, it will. Just color underneath the layer.
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VivaFariy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I did color underneath the layer. What I mean is if you use the fuzzy tool it won't work because its not on the layer with the lineart.
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Roxy-13 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I know. It's a little extra work, but you don't have to use the fuzzy tool.
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VivaFariy Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
OH. The tutorial I had said to use it. Is it better to do a different layer or the fuzzy tool?
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Roxy-13 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Different layer. Leaves it looking cleaner.
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