New Year, New Look! (Plus Skin-Making Tutorial)

This past week, I finally ticked off one of the tasks I’d set myself for this year: designing myself a custom skin for my avatar. 🙂

The roadblock that had thwarted my plans was that while I had some guidelines for laying out the textures, I had no real clue how to do it. So I did some research online which led me to this resource page with templates for some simple skins. Exactly what I needed!

I downloaded the Photoshop files for the most recent example, the Starlight skin, but they have versions that’ll work in Illustrator or GIMP.

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