Composing a Narrative Self-portrait Painting (2/2) | Demonstration by Melisa Calabria

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Melisa Calabria continues working on her composition using her colleague Kristine Onsrud and herself for the same figure, and she gives insightful advice on use of color.

In this video you will learn about:
• Why you establish proportions, placement and value before color
• How to work from memory after the model has left
• Painting hair in "patches"
• Making the facial expression correct according to the action
• Why you should use color from the figure in the background
• The purpose of neutralizing the background
• Nerdrum's advice on color

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