Zorn Palette Male Portrait Old Man Oil Painting by Michael Malm

Expanding Portrait Colors from Zorn Palette

Experience the simplistic beauty of the Zorn Palette in this fun and technical demonstration. Come to an understanding of master artist Anders Zorn and his impact on the art world for generations. Center on the colors he was known to use: black, red, yellow, and white, then learn to mix these together to create expressive colors with less. Start with the basics, then expand your palette for vibrancy and realism. With Michael's help and inspiration from history's greatest, you'll be a master of mixing in no time! (3 + hours)
  • Michael Malm

  • Fundamental

Meet your instructor

Michael Malm

Michael lives in the beautiful Cache Valley of northern Utah with his wife, Juanita, and their four children. The surrounding rural communities and setting provide backdrops for his figure paintings and inspiration for his landscapes. His serious study began under Del Parson at Dixie College where he completed his associate’s degree. He then went on to Southern Utah University where he had the opportunity to study with Perry Stewart, and completed his formal education at Utah State University where he received a Master of Fine Arts Degree studying under Glen Edwards. Workshops have also played an important part of his development studying with such master painters as Richard Schmid, Burton Silverman, Daniel Gerhartz, Quang Ho, Ron Hicks, Michael Workman, and Jim Norton.

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