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My Experience With Egg Tempera

Finals are finally over and the spring semester has come to its end. Congrats to everyone who has made it through another year and yay for me for finishing my freshman year! 205 more words

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The eggy fresco experience

This week was all about eggs. Egg tempera (egg yolk, water and pigment) was used for the fake marbling panels, as they had dried out too far for the lime water mix used for… 82 more words

Quick DIY Egg Tempera Sketch

So yesterday I wrote about experimenting with DIY Egg Tempera paint. It went pretty well.

I decided to make the three primary colors into paint to try it out even more. 94 more words


DIY Egg Tempera Paint

Yesterday I had the grand idea to try and make my own paint.

I love watercolors. It’s my go-to medium for anything involving color. I love my palettes and my brushes and the badly drawn sketches I’ve done with them. 318 more words


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

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