Designing: Raven Bases


Genotype Code: nRv (heterozygous), RvRv (homozygous)
Chance to Pass: 20%

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• The raven gene gives an intense darkening effect to normal bases. Here are all the normal bases when affected by raven.
If your ketucari has the raven gene, be sure to use these palettes rather than the normal ones.

Unlike the Dun-causing modifiers, Raven cannot cause a dorsal stripe. However it can instead cause a glass-like sheen along the top-line of the body, encompassing approximately the range of sable. Malani displays this design choice.
This sheen is best created by creating an overlay or screen layer in your art program, using a soft-edged brush or airbrush to put a swipe of  along the topline of the ket, creating a new overlay or sheen layer over the first one, putting thin white lines where you want the highlights to be, and then very gently blurring them.
This sheen may cause slight hue-shifting but it shouild still be visibly clear what the base coat is.


Sheen Range

The sheen may only appear in the same range as sable

Interaction with Other Markings

• The sheen, if used, should go over all other markings.