egg tempera

April 23, 2021

Robots, Einstein, Mushrooms and Landscapes All Have One Thing In Common

Getting around to posting some older egg tempera paintings.
March 5, 2019

So much learning – Rails and Watercolour Tutorials

Learning Ruby on Rails and doing watercolour tutorials, all while drinking red wine, going to the gym, and contemplating my career.
June 30, 2018

Egg Tempera, work, bass – Sounds like a “coming of age” self journey book title, dunnit

Work Working again has spurred my creativity at the same time as removing the time I have to spend doing it. That is so annoying. Work […]
February 8, 2018

Marie Curie plays Guitar Hero

Another in my series of ‘Great thinkers and modern distractions’, here is Marie Curie totally shredding to Guitar Hero. Painted in Egg tempera, my third painting […]
February 8, 2018

Charles Darwin and his Atari Joystick

I did post this picture ages ago in one of my rambling posts about Egg Tempera but it occurs to me he didn’t get his own […]
December 3, 2016

Egg Tempera. Messy, difficult, addictive

A while ago I did a series of posts on painting with egg tempera.  I’d finished the first one – this portrait of Ada Lovelace holding […]
July 3, 2015

Egg tempera VII – Completed painting

So I pulled my finger out and finished off this painting, my first attempt at teaching myself Egg Tempera. It is Ada Lovelace, who did a […]
May 23, 2015

Egg Tempera VI – the first go at laying down the real colour

This is such a learning curve. I spent the entirety of the movie Random Harvest doing this little bit. First I got my pigments ready. I […]
May 20, 2015

Egg Tempera IV – Inking

Egg tempera painting relies on there being a detailed under drawing in ink to paint over. So you transfer over from a cartoon (a preliminary drawing […]