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Tempera painting

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CARLO CRIVELLI (1435- 1495) 'Madonna and Child', c.1480

Tempera painting was the main medium used for small scale paintings on wooden panels in Medieval and Early Renaissance art.

The Oil and Egg Tempera Paintings of Nichole Rae Klein

Nichole Rae Klein’s oil and egg tempera paintings blend ordinary beings and unearthly flourishes. Those timeless materials, in particular, add a tension to the artist’s scenes and portraits. The pa…

How to Paint with Tempera (or Gouache), Watercolor, and Ink

By Alice Sawicki in Art Tutorials > Painting Tutorials Today I want to share a fun painting technique that works well with watercolors and—actually—almost any other media! You’ll need some gouache or tempera paint (which is water soluble) plus India ink (which is waterproof). Combine those mediums with watercolors, and you can easily create a splendid finished work of art like the one below. NOTE: You will not want to use your good brushes for either the ink or the tempera paint […]

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Egg tempera: what it is, how to use it and a brief history

A guide to egg tempera — learn about the many advantages to artists willing to embrace the challenge of working with this ancient medium.

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Had a bit of fun playing in acrylic and tempera paint to get this little guy painted for a church. Thanks for looking!
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This giant (8’x 4’) egg tempera painting depicts a “sky burial,” a custom practiced by some indigenous cultures.  It was inspired by my work as a research nurse during the AIDS epidemic of the 1990’s and is an homage to my boss who succumbed to AIDS before effective meds became available.
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