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My Vexel Tutorial by fabulosity My Vexel Tutorial by fabulosity
This was by request from Nikkie!!!

Stuff I Do While Vexeling!

Sections: I usually start vexeling my skin in sections until the color starts to run together. For example if my last layer of color is running into the cheek, I'll stop doing the chin and start doing the cheek. I'll vexel the cheek until it catches up with the last layer I did with the chin. Then I'll make a new group underneath both and start vexeling them together. I basically combine them. I hope that makes sense lol It all depends on what I'm vexeling, I do it differently each time.

Also while your vexeling the skin zoom out a little to see what your skin is looking like so you can fix whatever you don't like.

Picture Size: I normally go for super duper HQ pictures. It's just easier for me because I can see better. And plus I zoom in quite a bit so I can see and try to make my shapes smooth.

Time: I generally take my time when I do vexels. That's why I don't have that many lol I wish I could vexel fast but I really just can't. If I do, I feel like it looks sloppy. I just try to take my time and do the best that I can do right now. I'm slowly improving.

Hair: I'm going to do a tutorial on hair really soon! Right now I do hair using the stroke path method. Before I would do it using shapes and then I used a combination of shapes and the stroke path method. Hair can be fun, if it doesn't take forever. The vexel I'm doing now is taking me forever because of the hair.

Music: I MUST HAVE MUSIC or else I would die lol I can't sit at the computer for five hours without music. It's just too hard. And also I take breaks like every hour lol
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MOo0o Featured By Owner 1 day ago
thanx for this very useful tut i love it and it woks with me 100%
nazimskikda Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
very good tuto :D
please add me :
cryinginreddesigns Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for this! I've been trying to learn Vexelling the last few years. Ok more like the last 10... but there's so many different ways to do it. I've never gotten good at any one way. So I'm just going to keep trying!
fabulosity Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
You're welcome! Keep at it! :)
ohshizitsearny Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
This technique is what i used, I'm working on my Liam Payne Vexel. Thank you so much for this. Another knowledge added on my little head 😊
fabulosity Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
khiunngiap Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
Hi ,
Thanks for the tips and tricks and you have a fabulous of gallery.
I have been practicing. However, It usually ended up like a photo clone unlike yours with artistic elements within your drawing.  Do you have any advices from a newbie like me .

Thanks in advance.
DavidAvilesJr Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
please make a hair tut
fabulosity Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
I will once I get a break from university work :)
AngelfireSevendust Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
thanks for the tutorial but what COLOR do you mean? Color dodge? Color burn? thanks again :D
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