Painting A Self-Portrait


Before you follow this tutorial, I recommend that you watch
 Oil Painting Starter Kit and Oil Painting Basics


Part 1

Part 2


Materials:

  • easel                            
  • palette paper
  • apron                          
  • glass jar with a lid
  • brushes             
  • oil paints
  • rags                              
  • solvent/turpenoid
  • canvas                 
  • mirror
  • lamp/clamp light      
  • vinyl tablecloth

Old Master's Palette:

  • titanium white 
  • yellow ochre
  • cadmium red light
  • cadmium yellow light
  • ivory black
  • ultramarine blue

Brushes:

  • filbert (round tip)
  • flat, stroke or bright (squared tip)