Started laying in a quick full palette, ebauche today. The light faded early so I couldn't get as far as I wanted to. That's ultimately a good thing so I don't get too ahead of myself. I also set up a dummy for the clothes so I can get a better idea of the detail.
I haven't done a self portrait in a while and I'm enjoying the challenge of it. It's a very different thing to paint flesh instead of fur. The subtlety of flesh is often very difficult, but I always find it helpful to tone the flesh down and save the highlights for a few points at the end.