my first attempt at any kind of manip

chubbyalien  asked:

hey hi hey your manip gifs are the BEST especially the way you do merida??? i was wondering if you could do a tutorial or just explain to me how you cut out her hair so well 0:

I WILL DO A VERY QUICK TUTORIAL RIGHT HERE ON HOW I MAKE MY MERIDA MANIPS

You may or may not have noticed that I tend to pick scenes where Merida’s hair is bunched up underneath; or, instead of manip-ing Merida, I manip the other characters into HER scene, because erasing around Mer’s hair, even for just 12 frames, FEELS LIKE DEATH

But if I HAVE to pick a scene where she DOES have hair, I make sure it’s a scene where she doesn’t move so much, say in that Gendrya AU:

But you’re probably wondering WHAT HER HAIR STILL LOOKS NORMAL WHAT HOW … IT’S ACTUALLY KIND OF EASY AND I CHEAT A LITTLE SO FEEL FREE TO CHEAT WITH ME:

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