How to colour skin

Whether you’re choosing a realistic skin tone, or you want to do something entirely magical, our colouring tutorials are just what you need to learn how to colour skin!

This colouring tutorial roundup covers how to colour fair skin and dark skin, as well as how to achieve a fantasy-inspired fairy skin, and a Halloween-inspired witchy green skin.

If you’re new to colouring, take a moment to read our how to colour guide for beginners, which contains lots of handy tips and resources.

How to colour fair skin

Colouring pencil artist Jo Barber teaches you how to colour fair and light skin, with this colouring page from our Collection Vikings issue.

How to colour dark skin

Jo returns in this colouring tutorial to teach you how to colour dark skin tones, on a design from our sold out Collection Ancient Egypt issue.

How to colour rainbow fairy skin

Learn how to colour a fairy face, like Christine Karron, in this tutorial video. Jo is back again with a design from our sold out Fledgling Fairies Special, teaching you how to colour in this unique style!

How to colour green skin

For witchy and Halloween issues, why not have a go at colouring green skin? Talented colouring artist Gem Campanga will show you how to get the most realistic finish when colouring green witch’s skin.

If you enjoyed this colouring tutorial about how to colour skin, you may enjoy our ultimate guide to colouring faces and figures.

Coloured a beautiful page and want to share it with your friends and family? Take a look at this article about how to photograph colouring pages.

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