What you NEED TO KNOW when Applying the first Layer of a Self-Portrait | The Cave of Apelles

What you NEED TO KNOW when Applying the first Layer of a Self-Portrait

Jan-Ove Tuv demonstrates how to apply the first layer of a self-portrait.

What you will learn from watching the full-length video (link below):
– Getting a basic totality
– Starting in a color resembling that of the canvas
– Working on the whole canvas “simultaneously”
– Considering composition when placing the head
– The importance of shadow as a compositional tool

▶️ The full video (37 minutes): https://www.patreon.com/posts/59641311
🎵 Full audio: http://caveofapelles.com/podcast

Video produced by Jan-Ove Tuv and edited by Bork Nerdrum.

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  • Apelles was asked why he touched and retouched his pictures with so much care, to which he replied:
    "I paint for eternity"