How To Make Skintone Colors Using Wilton Colors?

Decorating By sberryp Updated 14 May 2010 , 5:07pm by sberryp

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sberryp Posted 7 May 2010 , 5:29pm
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I am making a bikini cake for a co-worker and wanted to know, how to get a tan skintone using Wilton icing colors. I have the 12 pack.

Thanks in advance for your help

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2SchnauzerLady Posted 7 May 2010 , 5:41pm
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I know wilton makes a flesh tone, but I'm not sure what colors are in the 12 pack. I know I've seen where people use a little copper. If that's not quite right you could add a little pink (not Wilton rose) and some yellow, as most skin tones have those shades in them. This is just guessing, but the only thing I'm sure of is the copper.

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dsilvest Posted 7 May 2010 , 5:55pm
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Add a bit of copper.

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rkei Posted 7 May 2010 , 11:41pm
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I would try a little little bit of copper, and if it's two dark, some yellow. Just a tiny bit of yellow at a time. Pink might work two.

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astone83 Posted 8 May 2010 , 12:17am
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if using fondant, I came across by accident, using brown until thoroughly mixed and it comes out as tan skin.

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astone83 Posted 8 May 2010 , 12:19am
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if using fondant, I came across by accident, using brown until thoroughly mixed and it comes out as tan skin.

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cakes47 Posted 8 May 2010 , 12:37am
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I used copper & a touch of peach today when colouring white modeling chocolate.

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sberryp Posted 9 May 2010 , 7:16pm
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I will use your suggestions. I guess for darker skin tones I will use brown and for lighter the copper.

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pinkorchid Posted 10 May 2010 , 1:21am
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I've used brown to get a nice tan color.

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sberryp Posted 12 May 2010 , 3:42am
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I used Copper and it worked and on the cap it said light skin tone. lol icon_biggrin.gif Will post pics of final product soon.

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chellescountrycakes Posted 12 May 2010 , 3:53am
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honestly, I am a pretty white person, blonde hair and such. and I was trying to make a tanish bamboo brown the other day, and made the PERFECT Skin tone. I even saved a bit of it before I added more wilton brown to take to walmart to match to foundation. it literly matched my skin perfectly.. icon_smile.gif

all I used was wilton brown. and I wasnt really skimping on the brown to start with. but it mixed in quite well.

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sberryp Posted 14 May 2010 , 5:07pm
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Here is the picture of the cake I made, thanks for your help.
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