Your Easy Guide to Minecraft Skins!

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Still have that boring old steve skin?… Well look no further! This is your one stop guide for all your Minecraft skin needs! We will be using the skin editing program known as MinersNeedCoolShoes for our skin creating needs. For those of you who don't know what a skin is, it is what you look like in Minecraft. I came across this project because my sister has that boring steve skin and I wanted to make an easy helpful guide for her to change to a princess or queen skin. Well now that you know what a skin is and what website we will be using, lets get started!

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Step 1: What You Will Need!

So you stayed for this step, good! The few things you will need are as follows;



- A little bit of time.

Step 2: Do Miners Need Cool Shoes?

Im impressed that you stayed with me this far! To get started and used to the skin editor you can pick a skin from the sidebar with all the skins or you can make your own. When you pick it, it will pop up on the blank white skin person on the right side. If you don't want a skin click the little trash can(view picture). There is a little man with armor and a crown on him with a checkmark next to him. Uncheck it if you want to make your body. When it is checked then your actually making armor! Now that you know how to add someones else skin, how to delete it, and where it comes up, lets get to making your original skin.

Step 3: Making Your Original.

To make your original skin click A Solid Color on the left side of the screen. It should bring you to a place like the first picture. If you clicked on the guy already you probably know that it colors the whole blank skin with a color. To change that color click on one of the different colors with your mouse. To make it so you can cover one square at a time, click on the little pen(see picture one) in the top right corner of the color bar. It should bring you to a place like picture two. It's the same type of thing for changing colors except you have color squares. Now then, you should have a pretty good idea of how to create your own skin. You can even put on different layers of skins! When you have your skin go to the next step.

Step 4: Exporting Your Skin.

To export your skin click the little box with the arrow coming out of it (see picture one). It should bring you to a menu that states where you want the file to go. Click Change Skin. Be sure to log in before you click on it! A screen should pop up and it asks you to specify if it's a normal skin or a 3-pixel arm skin. Click original! Then when your done, click Change! There you have it! The next time you play your skin should be different! Please vote for me in the Minecraft contest!

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    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you! Haven't tried without the interwebs yet but you could download mcedit and download the preview jar file of the skin.