Are you enjoying Minecraft and want to make your character a little more personal? Of course there are plenty of sites you can download some cool skins but what if you could create your own. This is especially cool if you are a content creator or streamer. Add a little touch of your brand to your Minecraft character.

We have put together the Top 5 Sites to create your own Minecraft skins which you can use in game.

Let’s jump in and take a look.

Best Minecraft Skin Creators

Tynker Minecraft Skin Editor

Tynker MineCraft Skin Editor

Tynker is really easy to use Minecraft skin editor. It gives you a 3D model which you can paint using the brush tool. Tynker allows you to paint pixel by pixel. One of the best features about this app vs some of the others is the ability to start with a template. For example you can start with the default Minecraft character Steve and then customise him to your liking.

The app allows you to show and hide layers such as the head, arms, legs and torso allowing you to focus on one specific part of the body while you work. You can then save and download your skin to use in the game.


  • Paint Tool
  • 3D Model
  • Rubber
  • Show/Hide Layers

Skindex Skin Editor (

Skindex is one of the most popular sites to create minecraft skins on. They also give you a 3D model you can paint pixel by pixel allowing you to fully customize your minecraft character.

They have a standard pencil tool, rubber and an auto tone feature which fills in pixels in similar shades giving your character a bit more definition. It also includes a full hex color wheel allowing you to choose any colour you want.


  • Paint Tool
  • 3D Model
  • Hex Color Wheel
  • Rubber

This site also allows you to share your skins with other users and you can also use designs created by other users.

They have a search feature, so if you have a design idea in mind you can search for some pre-created designs.

Get A Custom Skin On Fiverr

If you’re not the greatest artist you can go to Fiverr and have an artist create you a custom skin based on your idea or brand. They can even make it look like you if that’s what you want.

Most of these are reasonably priced and there are some great artists to choose from.

This is the best route to go down if you’re not great at creating your own art. This is one of the highest rated Minecraft skin designers on Fiverr.


  • The design is done for you
  • Cheap
  • Don’t have to have art skills
  • More complex designs

How To Upload A Skin To Minecraft

Once you have created a new skin you will need to upload it to your Minecraft account so you can use it in game.

To do this follow these steps:

  1. Download the skin and save it to your computer
  2. Open Minecraft and select the Skins button which is displayed in the main menu
  3. Select ‘Browse Skin’.
  4. Make your way to the folder where you saved your skin and load in your new skin
  5. Enjoy showing off your new skin in your favourite server

Wrapping Up

You should now have a cool looking minecraft skin ready to jump into the game. Enjoy showing off your new skin to your friends in game.

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