From these activities, I learned that creating a specific color was not simply just adding black or white to it. I could add a color that opposite to it to achieve a darker color. I also learned that it takes practice and some mistakes to create what you are looking for.
I feel that the most helpful warm up for my painting is the Tint, Shade, & Tone warm up.
I learned from the skin tone warm up most and it was also the one I struggled with the most. There were many trials and errors (accidentally making purple or an ashen gray color). I learned that trying to match a skin color was difficult and each needed a specific amount of colors to create it.
Brown is made by mixing a primary color with its complementary color. The hue can be changed by adding other colors, such as a little bit of red for a warmer brown.
A color can be toned down by mixing in a bit of gray or a complementary color.