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ArtSchool Online: Portraiture: Setting a Palette with the Portrait Colors
Skilled painters have always "set" a palette before painting. If you are about to paint a traditional portrait there's not much likelihood that you?ll need to have a bright lime green or electric blue on the palette . . . at least, not for the flesh tones.
In the Studio: The Perfect Studio Tabletop Palette
This is Nelson Shank's palette. In the traditional sense, he uses his wood palette. He sets out his paints meticulously on his handheld wood palette with medium attached. As organized as this is, it is definitely crowded. The color of his wood palette, however, makes for a wonderful ground in which to see his lights and darks.