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Pixel Tutorial by Riuori Pixel Tutorial by Riuori
Edit - I have the spanish version of SAI so the tools and settings were in spanish too. I downloaded the english ver and took new screenshots of the toolbar, now you have the tutorial entirely in english hehe xD Also corrected some writing mistakes ;;

Huge file! > A <

Okay, this is a tutorial basically of how I pixel everything. That chibi is a bit old, I've improved a little since then but it's a simple character and I think it's easier to understand the tutorial that way.
The image of the chibi used here is enlarged.
Here's the original: Kouki by Riuori

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment, I'll try my best to answer them~ 
Oh and if you find any grammar/spelling mistake please tell me ;; hehe

Next tutorial will be... blinking animation~ <3

Featuring some guides about the basics of pixel art:
Pixel Art Tutorial- What the heck is pixel art? v1 by Pix3M Pixel Blending + Shading Tips by BluE3 DO's and DON'Ts Guide for Pixels-Unlimited! by Drache-Lehre

Also you should read this amazing topic about creating pixel art: Topic: The Pixel Art Tutorial

Please don't copy, edit, repost or reupload this tutorial.
Art and character © Riuori
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xNarutoFreakygirl93x Featured By Owner 3 days ago
for some reason my binary tool doesn't seem to be working TT O TT
KioneCookie Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks so much! this really helps :>
Riuori Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
My pleasure! Glad to hear that ^u^
Yoko-tan Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for the nice tutorial, your hair and eye styles are suuuuper nice looking!! :iconwooowplz:

I know this is a "pixel doll" tutorial as opposed to an "icon" one, but can you give me advice on how to make the shading visible on such a small icon? When I was on SAI I could see the shading/highlights pretty nicely (because I was zoomed way in so I could see my work) but then when I posted it, everything kind of blended together and now nothing's really visible. I know it has to be possible, looking at the art of others on the same scale, but I have no idea what I was/am doing wrong~ DX…
RoxyChick2003 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the tutorial. I tried it out, if you'd like to see how I did:…
ReversedClock Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Riuori Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
My pleasure! n v n <3
piijenius Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
i really love how you draw eyes mizzi > u <
Riuori Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Thank you~ <3
meerkatlover1210 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for this tutorial!:heart:
I've never done pixel art and today I took my first crack at it and I loved every minute of it! Your tutorial was super easy to follow and so cute to! >W<
I'll defiantly continue to make pixel art. ^W^
Thanks once again!:hug:
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