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  1. Siinna

    Advice: Patterns/markings help?

    Heyo woofers (not sure if this should be here or in the art tutorial part of the forums so now I posted in both eh...) Advice: how do you come up with markings/patterns for your fursona? (Im in The process of redesigning mine for 2021 but Im s t u c k on what markings she ll have... Any tips...
  2. InvertSilhouette

    Sketchbook: Invert’s Art

    Hi! I’m InvertSilhouette (on most platforms that allow all 16 characters) and I make art of animals and fancy patterns. I’m not sure I want to post my sketch / WIP work to FA, so I’ll post it here (along with Twitter & Insta). If you want to follow just finished work, you can find it on FA...
  3. T

    How to come up with interesting pattern designs?

    Hi there, I personally really like seeing all the intricate or simple patterns on all kinds of different characters. I've wanted to try to come up with my own set of patterns for my own character who is a male Arctic fox. The only problem is I'm not an artist and I seriously don't know where to...
  4. sanssoucistudios

    Quick question re tail patterns

    Figuring since I've made heads, I can probably manage tails! Question- when making patterns for tails, to what extent do you take in to account the length of the fur pile you want to use? If you want to make the tail X wide, do you subtract some of the length of the pile from your pattern so...
  5. Kewu

    Silicon color gradient

    Hello everyone im thinking about making my own Silicon Parts but I have really no idea how to make color gradients can someone help me or explain how to do it or how to make patterns in the Silicon ? :) Thank you very much in advance :3 Please don't be mean with my Grama xD im from Germany :3
  6. BooftheFox

    New, would like pattern suggestions.

    Hullo! I'm new here, and would like pattern suggestions for my fursonas, Boof and Bordroi. I don't have a pic of Bordroi, but she is a tol dark red and white sergal female. Not sure if she should have a pattern. :/ This is Boof: He is a male fox. He has a basic fox pattern of one color on top...
  7. sanssoucistudios

    To flip or not to flip- pattern making question

    Hello all- I'm working on my second head now. One of the improvements I'd like to make this time is have the fur fit the resin blank more tightly, so that the mask has a better shape overall. I used DVC's tutorial online to make the pattern for the first mask, in which only one side of the head...
  8. Steriiyo

    Matrices Foam Tutorial>Help

    Hello! I got foam and I'm making the foam base for my fursuit head. I'm having trouble understanding how to do this part: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------> Here is the link for the tutorial...