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Base Tutorial: All in One, How to Make a Pony Base by Ms-Paint-Base Base Tutorial: All in One, How to Make a Pony Base by Ms-Paint-Base
Here is another Tutorial, I hope this helps!

In case you can't read it, this is what it says:
:bulletred:Step 1: Outline
-Pick a color that will stand out!

:bulletpurple:Trace the outline of the pony using a 1 pt thick line. You have to guess what is under the mane sometimes, but it gets easier the more you do it.
:bulletpurple:Follow the original lines as best as possible, its ok if the thickness is inconsistent sometimes.

:bulletred:Step 2: Eyes
-Fill in the outline of your base, using the bright color.

:bulletpurple:Use a different bright color to trace the eye.
:bulletpurple:Use another different color to trace the highlights and whites of the eye.
:bullet purple: For now use yet another different color to trace the main part of the eye.

:bulletred:Step 3: Fill it in!
-Cover all of the eye! Leave no spaces!

:bulletpurple:This is where you can choose to highlight the eye with multiple colors to mark where the shading should go. This part is optional, the eye does not have to be shaded
:bulletpurple:Make sure you get all of the white and highlight of the eye!

:bulletred:Step 4: Fill it all in!
-This part is by far the most tedious and boring, but muddle through it.

:bulletpurple:Make sure the entire pony is one color, to do this it is easier to accomplish with a bright noticeable color. It makes it easier to see if you missed any spots.
:bulletpurple:Make sure to erase and replace any strange looking lines that could potentially make your base look awkward.

:bulletred:Step 5: Background
-This part is also tedious, I suggest putting your music on shuffle and just having some type of head canon during this process (its what I do)

:bulletpurple:Unless you are doing a specialty background, its best to use a bright color to fill the background.
:bulletpurple:Then replace the background with a nicer color, I use the Deviantart green because it looks less gaudy and obnoxious.

:bulletred:Step 6: Color!
-THis is the fun part.

:bulletpurple:You can color in the pony now with the colors you want to make it look nicer than just a mix match of ugly bright colors.
:bulletpurple:Personally I just leave it the original color of the pony to give the base user a sense of who the base was of before it was a base~

Base by~Ms-Paint-Base
Base Link:[link]

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LocketFoxFnaf Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
EvaBronyLoveArt Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
how can i make one in ms paint? ( windows 7)
Fratter-Waan Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist
How do you use the curve tool?
More accurate question, where is it?
FurryTunesMLP Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  New member
Do you use MSPAINT? I need to know, because a lot of people use different painters.
ArtistAreUs Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014
can you help me? i new and i don't really know were the curve tool is.
ayame-wonder Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I cant color in the outline and the coat because the picture is blurry.
glowbe Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  New member Hobbyist Filmographer
So useful
GondaJen Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Student General Artist
what program did you use?
BENdrowned908 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
paint it should already be on ur computer
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