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 III – grinding pigment

The next post in my Tempera series! One thing all the stuff I’ve read insists you do is grind your pigments. The best grinders are glass […]
May 20, 2015

Egg Tempera V – under painting

At last I get to introduce THE EGGS in this whole excercise.
April 19, 2015

Egg Tempera I: Preparing the Panels

I love art. I particularly love old art, from eras past. Italian renaissance frescoes and panel paintings, oh my! Before oil came along as a binder […]