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    Quote Originally Posted by Achaman View Post
    id love to make a more unique looking sylvari but i just endup making a boring green plant looking char
    It helps to do something like this:
    Quote Originally Posted by Svifnymr View Post
    My second, I was trying to more closely match the Teq wings. It's hard to tell, but the glow of the sylvari matchs up with membrane of the wings. The wing/arm color matches reasonably with the skin tone too.
    I found it really helpful to start the character creation with a clear idea in mind of the look I want to achieve - otherwise it's easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of colour choice sylvari have and just go for green.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerath View Post
    It helps to do something like this:


    I found it really helpful to start the character creation with a clear idea in mind of the look I want to achieve - otherwise it's easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of colour choice sylvari have and just go for green.
    So so true. I've been trying to make a sylvari for my mesmer and just cannot for the life of me make something I like. I almost never go into CC with a goal/idea in mind of how I want her to look so I'm always like "well maybe this and this colour? or this and this!" and then I just get frustrated.

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    When I talked about the skirt I meant the one with the daggers on it
    In most cases, I understand the other side's viewpoint and how they came to it, but cannot tolerate their stubbornness to not see mine (the right one).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kerath View Post
    I found it really helpful to start the character creation with a clear idea in mind of the look I want to achieve - otherwise it's easy to get overwhelmed by the abundance of colour choice sylvari have and just go for green.
    Also, if you start off "generic", once you get to max and find an armor set you like, you can use the makeover kit to cater your body color/shape/everything to the armor since it shows your current armor.

    One of the irritating things for me was finding a look at char-gen I liked and then deleting due to shield-on-back clipping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Svifnymr View Post
    Also, if you start off "generic", once you get to max and find an armor set you like, you can use the makeover kit to cater your body color/shape/everything to the armor since it shows your current armor.

    One of the irritating things for me was finding a look at char-gen I liked and then deleting due to shield-on-back clipping.
    Yep, I did a similar thing with my Sylvari ele (my first Sylvari character) once i had settled on a colour combo I really liked on her armour. Tweaked her skin and hair colour to match with the armour so now she looks like this:

    (the lighting isn't ideal, but it's light turquoise/ indigo - can't remember the proper names at the moment - I like contrasting colours )
    Love that organic look to Sylvari style armour so you can make it look like it's growing out of your character.
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    Having a bit of a dye dilemma after finally getting Asura T3 (except the helm). Some of the gear shows dyes normally, while the other bits show the same dyes in a "metallic" shade which looks completely different.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Meledelion View Post
    When I talked about the skirt I meant the one with the daggers on it
    Ahhh. Gotcha. Yeah, that is the bad thing about that chest piece. It is almost trenchcoat like but not completely. That being said, using Human T3 (without the dagger part) and that skirt would have made for a pretty skanky combination.
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    Xuvial, I personally am a fan of 4 and 7

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    I like 1/3, but think a mask would be great.

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    I only like 2
    In most cases, I understand the other side's viewpoint and how they came to it, but cannot tolerate their stubbornness to not see mine (the right one).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xuvial View Post
    Having a bit of a dye dilemma after finally getting Asura T3 (except the helm). Some of the gear shows dyes normally, while the other bits show the same dyes in a "metallic" shade which looks completely different.





    Vote away!
    five and seven are my votes

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    Xuvial, bottom left (5) and bottom right (7) are my favourites.
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    Heh, knew #7 would be popular simply because of the pure-black (well Midnight Ice) vs white contrast.

    Thanks guys, I'll roll with 5# for now because I'm a big fan of blue and it goes with the eye color. Asura eyes are HUGE, they make up an important part of dye picking . Also black dyes are like...everywhere. In fact I don't even know why Abyss is still so expensive, Midnight Fire/Ice are far darker and cheaper too.

    Will occasionally switch to #2 because the metallic blue looks very good on white ingame, Meledelion agrees with me

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    Contrasting colours ftw!
    Plus I think the metallic bits look good in the lighter colour
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    Looks great! I personally would've choosen 2, one reason is because the hat feels off-place to me. While the dyes of 2 really match the hair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kramjam View Post
    dat chest

    brb making a female
    haha was thinking the same

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    New look again

    Not sure should I use it like this


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    I adore the Trickster shoulders but think they look a bit busy with the rest of your look. I prefer the more elegant look

    (I'm considering picking up those shoulders for my mesmer with the whole feathery theme I have going, still debating it)
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    I think the shoulders go very well with it. Idk without them it just seems a bit incomplete to me. Very lovely either way!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iryne View Post
    New look again

    Not sure should I use it like this

    i like her better without shoulders it looks more elegant

    btw what chest/pants is that?
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