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Here is my best 'recipe' for flesh tone colors: 1. Titanium white 2. Cadmium Red Light 3.

Cadmium Yellow Medium 4. Yellow Ochre 5. Burnt Sienna 6. Burnt Umber 7. Ultramarine Blue. For light flesh tones use colors 1, 2, 3, and 5. For medium flesh tones use 2, 3, 4 and 5. For dark flesh tones use 2, 5, 6 and 7.

Steps
Start with several colors of paint. In order to make the wide range of possible flesh tones to reflect the community of humanity, you will need several different paint colors. Prepare a blob each of:
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white paint red paint yellow paint green paint.

Take your brush and take a tiny amount of red. Add it to the white. Mix. You should have a very light pink. Add a tiny bit of yellow. Mix. You should have a peach color. Take the smallest dot of green paint and add it to the peach color. Mix. Now you should have a light flesh tone. Add red and green to get a darker flesh tone. Add yellow to get a yellowish flesh tone. Adjust each flesh tone by adding more white, red, yellow, or green to it. If it gets too dark, just add white; if it gets too light, add darker colors bit by bit.