Marking and Layering Guide

Please note that light blue ranges in the marking guides indicate minimum required range, and dark blue indicates maximum allowed range.

Markings have a layering categorization that must be adhered to in order to pass approvals. Each marking has its order mentioned in its guide. Here is a visualization of the marking order, as well links to each marking, to assist you:

 

Tier 1
Must layer above ALL OTHER TIERS

Accents -- Modifier
Arcane -- Modifier 
Barbaric -- Modifier 
Bi-Color -- Modifier 
Canvas
Dark Side of the Moon 
Darkening/Lightening -- Layers over everything except Energy 
Easter Painting -- Can be a Sheen or a modifier, may layer over or under Energy, must be over everything else 
Energy -- layers over everything else
Filter -- Modifier 
Flicker -- Modifier 
Frosted 
Glazed -- Sheen, must layer over or under Energy, must be over everything else 
Good and Bad Wolves -- Modifier 
Inverted -- Modifier
Moonlight -- Sheen, must layer over or under energy, must be over everything else 
Ombre -- Modifier 
Stained -- may optionally layer over energy, eyes, flesh, and bones, but MUST layer over everything else 
Sunny -- Sheen, may layer over or under Energy, must be over everything else 
Traced -- Modifier

Tier 2
must layer below t1, may go under t3

Blush
Crested

Dipped
Eye Spots
Fairy Points
Filigree
Hooded
Iridescent
Masked
Mummified
Okapi
Ornate
Overlay
Paint Dump
Patchwork
Pigeon
Pour
Slash
Shaded
Snowed
Songbird
Stickers
Swipe
Tips
Toasted

Tier 3
May layer over or under t2 and t4

Appaloosa
Back Stock
Bald
Banded
Boots
Crackle
Dino
Dunked
Faceting
Faded
Faun
Fizz
Front Stock
Leopard
Orca
Panda
Parrot
Peregrine
Python
Race
Roots
Striped
Tabby
Ticked
Underbelly
Veins
Ziggy

Tier 4
May layer over or under t3, must be over t5

Cloudy
Dusted
Fox
Giraffe
Highlight
Maned
Marbled
Merle
Pinto
Shadow
Siamese
Skeletal
Skew
Spotted
Tiger

Tier 5
Must layer below everything else

Brindle
Helix
Mummified
Pour
Shimmer
Smokey
Starry
Stone