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DeviantNep Skin Palette Reference Sheet by amoebae DeviantNep Skin Palette Reference Sheet by amoebae
I downloaded this excellent set of skin swatches by DeviantNep some time ago, and decided to make a quick and dirty reference image with them all mapped out together. You can download it in super-big size if you'd like.

I find it difficult to visualise what the colours will look like together just by looking at the swatches in the palette, so this makes it much easier for me to know which ones to go to when I want a particular colour scheme.

Eagle eyes will notice I've renamed a lot of the swatch sets. This is because after a while they change from alphabetical to just swatch 1, swatch 2 and so on, with no quick way to identify between groups of colours. The reference sheet here is lettered and numbered to reflect how I've renamed them on my own computer, but they still go in order with how they are set out in DeviantNep's original, so it shouldn't be too difficult for you to work out which group is which.

The big green blob of awesome represents where the highlights/shadows groupings begin in the swatch, so you can match it up easily.

I hope it's helpful to someone. It's messy (getting messier and messier as it goes on because my hand was starting to hurt) and not necessarily meant for colour picking from, but as a quick look-to reference it might aid in picking which group of colours to use. I might make a tidier one at some point, if I'm patient enough >_>

I'd love to know if anyone finds it useful. 
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MayFlorence Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for the reference, Extreamly useful :D
purpledragon829 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Hello, noob speaking here, but... I'm slightly lost on what this is... could it be that this for skin tones and how they look with shadows and highlights? I am sorry for being so clueless, Im just trying to make sure that I understand correctly :) thanks! still looks lovely
Bladenatic Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i believe that yes they are skin tones with their corresponding highlights and shadows
purpledragon829 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Student General Artist
Wow! I forgot I had this! Thanks for confiming!
Bladenatic Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome friend
jessrobley Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The colours look nice this way. I'm definitely adding them to my colour palette resources to play around with. thanks! :)
NickyW093 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
BeccasKandi Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Student General Artist
They look like sea shells kinda O_O but this is helpful
amoebae Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They do, sort of!

I wasn't sure if anyone would find it useful but it's had a fair few favourites so hopefully it's helpful in some way :)
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