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Free Icon Base 1 by thelunacy-fringe Free Icon Base 1 by thelunacy-fringe
EDIT: Although this is free, if you'd like to show your appreciate for the free icon as well as help me out, you can do so by donating a few cents: www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?…
Thank you so much everyone and enjoy the free icon!

Wow; thank you SO much for the DD on this!! :heart:

Edit: Sometimes certain designs exceed the 15 kb limit. If that is the case for your icon, just use frames 1-14 and repeat frame 1 from 15-18. OR you can reduce it using Iaza. It's at the bottom under 'File size'.

My first icon base! I hope all like it. :la:
It's a little on the complex side so it may be a bit hard to color so if you have any questions, feel feel to ask. Please be sure to read everything below!

Rules
- Please only use this on dA.
- Do not use for profit, points or money.
- Please don't ask me to colour it for you. It may be a complex animation but it's pretty simple to colour.
- Feel free to use the whole animated icon, part of the animated icon, or a single frame as a static icon.
- And please be sure to credit me and do not claim as your own!!

Below are two different techniques on how to colour this.


Technique 1


For this you will some sort of animation program like ImageReady, some newer Photoshops, Gimp, etc.

1. Download the .PSD file by clicking "Download"
2. Be sure your animation window/palette is open before opening the downloaded file.
3. Once opened you will see the 24 frames in your animation window as well as each frame as it's own layer.
4. In the layers, you will see 24 layers titled "Colour Here" grouped with their animation frame layer. This is the layer you will add the colour on. Simply turn the layer to "Multiply" and colour!
5. Important: When colouring be sure to NOT unhide any layers. To change to a new layer, refer back to your animation window and click the next frame. If you hide/unhide any layers, it will mess up the animation.
6. Save as a GIF when finished and you're done.

Note: When colouring markings on the non-animated parts, be sure to make them 100% the same on each frame, otherwise the markings will move with each frame.


Technique 2


For this you will need Painttool SAI, Photoshop, Gimp, or any other drawing program with layers.

Frames: i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c… i1210.photobucket.com/albums/c…

1. Save each of the 24 frames linked above to your computer.
2. Open them in your program, create a new layer ontop of it, set it to "Multiply" and colour.
3. Repeat Step 2 for each of the 24 frames.
4. Once finished, use Iaza to animate it. Iaza: www.iaza.com/xpages/xload.html…
Set the Animation Speed to 1/100 of a second and the Loop Count to Infinite.

Note: When colouring markings on the non-animated parts, be sure to make them 100% the same on each frame, otherwise the markings will move with each frame.

For more help with Iaza, look here:
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Enjoy and good luck! Feel free to ask any questions if need be.
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Given 2012-03-09
The suggester says: " The animation is really smooth and the pixel-detail is great, done in that small of a space. It's a really great base!". And I think that the added amount of information on how to work with bases is a great addition to an already amazing resource!
Free Icon Base 1 by *thelunacy-fringe ( Suggested by Jazz-ie and Featured by Hardrockangel )
:iconwarriorcatsfandoms34:
WarriorCatsFandoms34 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
used 
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:iconcollie-abstractions:
Collie-Abstractions Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used 
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:iconblackwolfheart12:
Blackwolfheart12 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Using
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:iconcatshaveswageronaj:
catshaveswageronaj Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Professional Artist
using
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:iconsnowbellewolves:
snowbellewolves Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
would i be able to use this as my signature for another site but i will write ur name next to it?
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:iconshootingstarthehorse:
Shootingstarthehorse Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Student Photographer
awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
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:iconmodo3211:
Modo3211 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Can i use this on youtube? I Will definately give you credit!
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:iconsmartypawz:
SmartyPawz Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay, so I got it into Iaza and everything.... 
But I clicked "Convert" and nothing happened. :(
Can anyone help me?
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:iconlunarlightningstrike:
LunarLightningStrike Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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:iconmisuzee:
Misuzee Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used C:
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:iconcollie-abstractions:
Collie-Abstractions Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like how you used it. ^3^
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:iconmisuzee:
Misuzee Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you ;u;
I adore yours as well C:
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:iconcollie-abstractions:
Collie-Abstractions Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, I couldn't do it so I asked someone else to. XD 
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:iconthepaperpapaya:
ThePaperPapaya Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Used!~ <3
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:iconl0ck3t-f0x:
L0cK3t-f0x Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
using
but 
im not animating it
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:iconconsole-champion:
Console-Champion Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
using <3
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:iconcoyoteskulls:
coyoteskulls Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
Can I use this on Alacrity?
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:iconthelunacy-fringe:
thelunacy-fringe Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure!
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:iconanadawolfrules2334:
Anadawolfrules2334 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Student Digital Artist
How do you use this?
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:iconhuskeh-h:
Huskeh-h Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Student General Artist
Would be a lot more helpful if someone could post the frames, otherwise I have to do it and it takes forever.

Hey umm, can I post up all the frames to one picture and post it, with your credit and a link to the base? I think that'd be okay, right?
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:iconthelunacy-fringe:
thelunacy-fringe Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure thing go ahead! Link it to me when you do and I'll add it to the description for others to use as well. :)
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:iconhuskeh-h:
Huskeh-h Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks. Working on a really hard commish. I'll let you know when I'm done. Check to see my progress after 1-2 weeks (so I can find you again o3o)!
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:iconashfurgoesmoo:
Ashfurgoesmoo Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Thanks :O
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:iconlunarclaws:
Lunarclaws Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
is there a base? like the square base thing..
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:iconeevui:
Eevui Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
Gonna use it, Thanks!
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:icononyxbubblez:
onyxbubblez Featured By Owner Edited Jul 26, 2014   Digital Artist
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:iconkittyunlverse:
kittyunlverse Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
using soon
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:iconcatofox:
Catofox Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014
done its an ice wolf
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:iconwolf-spirit99:
Wolf-Spirit99 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014
i used it ( hope its okay that i added wings )
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:iconxxmagpiewolfxx:
XxMagpieWolfxX Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Student General Artist
oh gosh one of my friends stole this base and said it was her own.... 
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:iconthelunacy-fringe:
thelunacy-fringe Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
link please?
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:iconxxmagpiewolfxx:
XxMagpieWolfxX Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Student General Artist
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:iconimnotthatgreatatthis:
Imnotthatgreatatthis Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it wont let me color it*
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:iconimnotthatgreatatthis:
Imnotthatgreatatthis Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it wont let  color it!
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:icondark-furie:
Dark-Furie Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome!  <3
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:iconlxriiotxl:
lxRiiOTxl Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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:iconblackpaws-savagepup:
blackpaws-savagepup Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I tried to color the layers and no color popped up. Why is this?
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:iconchococakekitty:
Chococakekitty Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
How do you people make the line art look so nice and smooth?!
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:iconyouvostencilart22:
youvostencilart22 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
me using it see
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:iconpaper-kittens:
paper-kittens Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thnx! i rly need an icon :P

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:iconsky-blue-mew:
Sky-blue-Mew Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I used one of the frames as a icon. Maybe I'll get to finish the others sometime. XD
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:iconfrozenmaple:
FrozenMaple Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
Thank you:3 im gonna see if I can make this work in the morning: 3
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:iconaalsth--uku:
Aalsth--Uku Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Im gonna use this if thats okay.
Ill credit u!
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:iconrainsig:
Rainsig Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
So cute *o* I have to use it
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:iconvanny090:
Vanny090 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I am going to use this if that's okay, but I will credit you! :meow:
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:iconthatrandomfurry:
ThatRandomFurry Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
What happened to Iaza?? 
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:iconblackfuradopts:
BlackfurAdopts Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Iaza, was renamed to be Ezimba
www.ezimba.com
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:iconmoriswolf955:
moriswolf955 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
yay
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:iconsheori22:
Sheori22 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
question, can I make some slight edits to this so I can make it be my jellybean dragon instead of a wolf? :3 thank you <3
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