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How to Make a Brown Skin Color With Paint

By Barbara Donahue ; Updated September 18, 2017

Brown skin colors are mixed with paint by combining whites, greens, browns, reds, yellows and blues to create a base color, a highlight and a shadow color. Understand the nuances of mixing flesh tones with tips from a professional painter in this free video on oil painting.

About the Author

Barbara Donahue has painted professionally for 35 years with a degree from ASU, and she studied at the Scottsdale Artist School.