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egg tempera, experiments

Some learnings:

Paper curls.

Gesso on board is absorbent.

Sanding into colour reveals pin holes. And whatever is underneath marks the work (such as the grain of the table). 113 more words


A Day With Egg (Tempera)

An Active Day In Art History

When a first or second year student thinks of an Art History class, what most often comes to mind is memorization of long dead artists and works that can only be seen online or in museums. 250 more words

Where Creativity Works

Falklands magic

My visit to the Falklands Islands is now paying off!  Oil on canvas.  This is Rock Hopper Hop!! Rock Hopper Penguins are really charming and comical, and very interested in people. 33 more words

Volcano Theatre, Swansea

Had a look yesterday at Volcano’s  exhibition space –  for our group exhibition, opening on 5th April. The light is cold, but the space feels friendly, not precious. 77 more words

Dahlia for Attleboro Art Museum Flower Show

Completed a small panel to enter in the Attleboro Art Museum’s annual Flower Show in March.  Dahlia, egg tempera with hand processed pigments and commercial permanent red pigment on panel, 7″ x 6, 1/2″.


New Website

The new website is up and running. I’ve included a new gallery with my photography of the models I use for my work. Jon Gernon Website

Jon Gernon

Egg Tempera Workshop

I’ll be teaching a four class Saturday workshop on classical egg tempera portrait painting starting February 3 at the Atelier at Arlene’s in Albany, NY. For more info and to register click the link below.

Egg Tempera Workshop

Jon Gernon