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Can anyone advise on what to mix or how they've achieved the perfect flesh tones for their customs ?

Posted by RatedR321
on Sunday, October 31, 2010
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OneUpMario -
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Nice tip! I'll try that!
Patraw -
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
For a Caucasian flesh tone, I usually mix some white into tan, with a dab of yellow. I often apply a light brown wash on top of that.

For African Americans, I usually use nutmeg brown straight out of the bottle, but sometimes I'll lighten (add white) or darken (black or red) it as needed for the specific tone I want.

For Native American, I usually mix a bit of red into a light brown.
pock63 -
Monday, November 8, 2010
I use model masters acrylics and they work fore me. I like to mix the different skin tones to get the one I'm looking fore. It seems to help when painting flesh tones to water down the paints a bit and start with a couple thin layers of paint because the skin tones are usually thicker fore some reason.
OneUpMario -
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Hemble has a great tutorial on painting in the tutorials section of Figurerealm.... It's call Painting a Head.

What I do is from JinSaotome's tutorial using Model Master acrylics

Base coat in light flesh.
do a wash in in a warm tint

You can Google jinsaotomesdangeroustoys and find his webpage (should be first one) and click on Guides and Tutorials, and then click on Painting Eye and Flesh Tone.

I would link it with URL but I'm not allowed too... Sorry

Darththomas -
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Personally It's all about the citadel paints for me, I use dwarf flesh then a flesh wash before dry brushing back over with dwarf flesh and elf flesh for highlighting.
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