Lady in Green Drawing Portraits Fundamentals: A Portrait-Artist.org Book

THE ZORN PALETTE

You may be coming to this page from my book Drawing Portraits Fundamentals.

Here are the promised examples of paintings done with the Zorn Palette:

Jason Aaron Baca

Jason Aaron Baca in the Zorn Palette. 5x7" oil on panel

Credit goes to Jason Aaron Baca and Portia Shao (photographer) for the reference picture.

 

Long Neck

Long Neck, 8x10" oil on canvas panel. Credit goes to ... on deviantart for reference photo.

 

Zorn Cat

Zorn Cat, 8x10" oil on panel. Credit goes to ... on deviantart for reference photo.

 

Jorge Zorn Palette

Jorge - Zorn Palette, approx 4x6" oil on unstretched canvas.

 

The Zorn palette is especially suited for portraits, and, as you can see, animals. You can mix a green tone by using Ivory Black (which leans towards blueish anyway) and Yellow Ochre. Ivory Black and White will give you a cool grey that can look blueish.

Read more about the Zorn Palette on my blog.