Zorn Limited Palette Tutorial Video

The demonstration videos below are from the portrait painting course. This lesson is designed to show students how to use the Zorn limited palette. Teaching the students how to get the most out of a limited range of colour. The colours used in this demonstration are black, white, light red and yellow ochre.

For information about about the course go to Online Portrait Painting Course

Zorn Limited Palette Steps

Step 1: Construct Articulation


Step 2: Grouping the darks – large areas of colour


Step3: Big form Modeling


Step: 4 eyes nose and mouth shape


Step 5: Front and side planes


Step 6: Shadow planes


Step 7:Grouping the basic planes of the head and features


Step 8; Jacket


Step9: Plains of the hair


Step 10: Finishing the right eye


Step 11: Finishing the left eye


Step 12: Finishing the nose


Step 13: Finishing the mouth


Step 14: Finishing the ear


Step 15: Finishing the Jaw


Step 16: Finishing the side planes, top of the head


Step 17: Finishing the hair