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Tutorial: painting skin (beige) by PyroGoth Tutorial: painting skin (beige) by PyroGoth
Someone asked for a coloring tutorial, so I started with skin askjdhsg Q7Q I hope this is helpful in some way haha
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moonjumper4 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
can you make it bigger i can't read it
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gullibeans Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant
if you click the picture, it'll zoom in. most pictures are like that
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moonjumper4 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New Deviant Student Traditional Artist
never knew
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ItsLeighAnnaLovee Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is extremely helpful, thank you!
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ytegg99 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
May I ask what are the settings of your lineart brush?
My lineart is always fuzzy and I dont know why :(
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GrapeMarie Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woooow cool
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one-night-flower Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student General Artist
useful and look awesome :)
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Spider-Threads Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Digital Artist
This is suuuuper helpful!!
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KaelynVantas Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Surprisingly I finished a drawing in 2 or so hours with this technique!! Really pleased with the turnout.
kaelynvantas.deviantart.com/ar… 10/10 would use again.
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Sinju-Stormbringer Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Bwuaaah! I wish you'd draw more things in this style. She's so pretty! Q_Q
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faceaway Featured By Owner 3 days ago   Digital Artist
One of the most straight forward tutorials ever. Stuff 99% of tutorials don't explain properly! 
Excellent work!
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LegendTale Featured By Owner 3 days ago
cool! grats!
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PyroGoth Featured By Owner 1 day ago
What happened? There were suddenly a lot of favourites Q7Q sdfsdgfdsg
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OcioProduction Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
more more mooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooreeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! XD thank you for this tutorial!
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passiondesloups Featured By Owner 3 days ago
nice tutorial, but I don't understand how you passed from picture three to picture four. ^^
Can you explain it to me please ? It would be adorable. :)
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passiondesloups Featured By Owner 3 days ago
*four to five, sorry. >.<
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tjohn9999 Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago
I am not the artist who coloured this (obviously). However if you were to be so kind I will try to share what little knowledge I may have on the subject. So in image four the artist mapped out the midtones with orangish brown as well as shadows with the third palette color. On the face midtones correlate wrather well with blood flow. This is why the cheeks and the nose are slightly darker even though they are actually closer to the light. This is also why people with farer skin have a noticeable redness around these areas when angered, aroused, etc. Now however we are not just talking about the face she also added midtones and shadows around the clothes and the neck. The neck is darker since isnt as close to the light. This makes its main color the orange and the cast shadow the dark brown as well as the dip in your neck that exact same e dark brown color. And with the straps of the clothing its just showing where your shoulders dip in and it giving them a rounded form since they are shaped like a ball. Now in the fifth image she blends the colors together giving them a more gradual change from light to dark. She then puts in the lips which are slightly smaller on one side since this is a 3/4th picture. She maps the highlights. Highlights usually happen where the parts of the body noticeably sticks out, such as the nose, or where there is a lot of moisture, such as the mouth. However, the affect of a highlight on the mouth may be played down depending on the sex of the character. This also shows where the light is being cast which is the upper-left side of this picture.
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tjohn9999 Featured By Owner Edited 2 days ago
Woo finally done. Hope this helps you understand and take this with a grain of salt since I'm not the artist, herself.
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Marlitza Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I love the way you color skins
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argenticNocturne Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
THANK YOU
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foxinahoodie Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome! I've just downloaded sai and have been fiddling with it, so I'll definitely use this.
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PyroGoth Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Ah Sai really helps with blending colors! *7* I hope you enjoy using it
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TAIIIYOU Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what program did you use here?
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:iconpyrogoth:
PyroGoth Featured By Owner 1 day ago
I used Paint Tool Sai! : )
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Mooneon Featured By Owner 3 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You should read the comments.
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QuatrzFeather Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
wow .. this really help!
thank you ...
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PyroGoth Featured By Owner 1 day ago
wah thanks for viewing! I hope it helps ouo
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artnerd73 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
Simple and nice!
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Amaterasujess Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This I super helpful! I just got SAI and I'm just surfing the internet to try and find different coloring tutorials. Thank you for making this!!
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PyroGoth Featured By Owner 1 day ago
wah I really hope it helps!! *A*b 
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PunkPotterKid7 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
just a question~ how do you blend? also is this SAI or Photoshop?
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:iconpyrogoth:
PyroGoth Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015
hello! : D I use SAI!
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PunkPotterKid7 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
also what are your brush settings for line art?
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Raizel-V Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
This is a really nice tutorial. 
Thank you :D
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AcousticRose138 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Exactly what I've been looking for. Thank you so much for this! Skin always gives me trouble, what with depth and shadows and such.
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PaulMcWafflez Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you for the New insight on skin tones! I really Appreciate your work! 
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amuupon Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Excellent, thank you! <3
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Kasanii Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2014  Student Digital Artist
What brush did you use to blend the shadows? pic 5?
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LadyGammer9 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
4/5 how you make the colours fusion?
Thanks for sharing your tutorial <3
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kitito155 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014
cool
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Meiima Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Student General Artist
fav.me/d7sbxmd

I tried ; u;
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Sunniesaurus Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah so, thought "Oh I could do this" as a means of how to color skin...

X12 by Sunniesaurus   And this is what happened. I think I made things way more complicated than you probably intended lol. 
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Mairodia Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think a lot of it is about how compatible your coloring style is with your art style. It looks like you did the technique well, it just doesn't exactly fit your style quite right. I'm not an expert on coloring or anything though, I really suck at it.
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Sunniesaurus Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, I fiddled with the skin for the last couple days after this update and I found a way based off this tutorial as a starter on how to get the skin to look right. The newest update of the drawing is on my profile ^^ I think it's turning well.
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Mairodia Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I was actually going to say that I really liked the way your profile picture was drawn, hahaha.
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rudydigitalart Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
sangat berguna :)
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JMcool Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
This is lovely and is just the style of shading that I wanted to use for a picture I'm working on!! :D
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