What is the right resolution for busts?

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So I've been using krita to make character busts, but im not sure what are the right setings for size and resolution. Any pointers?
 

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bust or faces?
there is no fixed value for bust sizes, they just need to fit to the screem. And the screen size can be changed by plugin, so we can't even guess a range for you without that info.
 

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most bust what they use and found is not bigger than 2/3 of the screenheight,
this is also everyone personal reference to make it larger than that or smaller.

It also depends on the game you make and what fits best.

Best way, make 6 sizes of bust to test and play with it:
1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4 and 1/3 and 2/3 (from 1 actor or random image)

see what looks best for you and confortable with, and create those :)

it's totally up to you how big, they are.
 

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I draw them bigger and shrink them to size. Usually at least 3 times bigger than I intend for them to be in the end. It's up to you and what works best for you.

For my face sets my canvas is 1440x1440, they go down to 144x144 when I'm done.
 

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I wondered the same thing recently and did some digging. TL;DR It doesn't make a difference for the purpose you're using it for, it might matter if you're printing big posters or billboards.
 

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PPI stands for Pixels Per Inch. If you never put the pixels on something that can be measured by inches, then the number you put there literally doesn't matter, it doesn't change how many pixels the actual image has. What it changes is how big it will print on paper if you were to ever print it, a higher ppi means it's going to fit more of your image in a smaller space, lower means it's spread out and less sharp (though that also depends on how many ppi your printer can handle). 300 ppi is a fairly standard resolution, it prints well in most cases and is the resolution for a high end monitor.
 

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