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What paint colors combine to make beige?

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White and brown paint colors make beige when combined. Beige paint mixes as three parts white and a small amount of brown. There are many shades and tones of beige, as well.

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Experts determine that beige is warm with yellow tones. Taupe, another tone of beige, is blended with gray. It is a cooler tone. The variations of shades and tones are endless.

On a color wheel, there are three primary colors, three secondary colors and six tertiary colors. These colors can change by lightening them to a tint by adding white. To darken one of the 12 color shades, add black. Tones of color change by adding gray.

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