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Skin Colour + Others  Palette by Spudfuzz Skin Colour + Others  Palette by Spudfuzz
Please stop re-posting it on tumblr, I already have one. If you really have the urge to post it, just frigging ask and credit properly it aint hard.  spudfuzz.tumblr.com/post/52935…

Intended for people who cel-shade, but hopefully provides a basic idea for shadows + light with blending. 

Tutorial on how to use: Using The Skin Colour + Others Palette by Spudfuzz (You don't need sai to use this chart, the tool is universal in all programs.)

Update: Expanded the chart to include a wider variety of skin tones + other random ones. Added it up and I think there's about 356 samples now, which is like... a single colour for every day of the year? ಠ_ಠ

Use the power of the burn-your-eyes-out-neons wisely. :giggle:

Some people mentioned they'd like to make more racially diverse characters but they don't know how to colour dark skin without it looking weird so I made this chart, each colour shaded and highlighted on it's own. And er, I threw in some other random colours for the hell of it. Just load it up into your program and use the eye dropper tool to select and paint. No credit needed of course, no one owns the rainbow. Though if you want to throw a link back it's always appreciated so more people can find and use it.

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As bread-doh pointed out, super dark colours (well, all of them really) can have a much higher gloss depending on the surface and lighting. This chart assumes a fairly normal light setting (daylight) so be mindful of that.

CuzzaCurry : Yes ~bread-doh, keep in mind that darker skinned people's skin reflects quite a bit of light. So the highlight should be significantly lighter. Our palms and undersides of our feet are in the tan palette. Lots of people forget this.
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Skin Colour + Others Palette by *Spudfuzz An extremely useful colour palette for all digital artists looking for complimentary ranges ( Suggested by SavageFrog and Featured by Elandria )
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shapkaa Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very helpful resource! Thanks!
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haarukas Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  New member
I use this palette all the time! Thank you so much for making it!
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CatDogFan112 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Imma use this! And this might help with the colors I need with my fan art ^^
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ItakuShine Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is very helpful for those of us who can never find a color that looks just right for the skin. I love how you have included so many different shades for practically every skin tone you can think of. C:
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Minakie Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing *_* Sadly, I won't be able to use it since it's not pixel art, but I'll be sure to favorite it into my Resources folder so that other people may find it and put it into good use :D
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Biiboo-SHI Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
njdjdsfkdmsm;fldfkds;'f; Thank you so much, I will try it late! I always hhad some problems with skin colors,but that will help a little bit. Thank you so much ~! :3
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CicadasFlying74 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014   Digital Artist
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Purr-Adopts Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very helpful for those of us who can never find a color that looks just right for the skin. I love how you have included so many different shades for practically every skin tone you can think of. C:
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FaDemian Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Pretty cool !!
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Wikipedia Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014
Probably the most helpful skin colour palette I could find on here. Especially love how you have a wider selection of darker skintones. :)
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