egg tempera


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egg tempera

[¦eg ′tem·pə·rə]
(graphic arts)
A painting process in which the color is bound with egg instead of oil.
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But one artist that helped me on my development was the work of Andrew Wyeth for his superb use of egg tempera.
Through Watrous she learned to paint with egg tempera, a technique popular in the early Renaissance, which is a mixture of egg, distilled water and powdered pigment, a process which she continues to use.
Popular in pre-Renaissance times, Egg Tempera paintings gradually declined when oil paintings became popular.
Connecticut) presents this chronicle in paintings and text of the prolific career of Robert Vickrey, whose works in egg tempera have appeared in supermarkets as TIME magazine covers, at the Metropolitan Museum of art, and, in earlier years, in nine Whitney Annual exhibitions.
Paul Cadmus (1904-1999), egg tempera on paper, 1951
In 1944, Tooker met Paul Cadmus, who also worked with egg tempera and who transmitted his expertise to Tooker.
Paul Cadmus (1904--1999), egg tempera on pressed wood panel, 1945, 1.
Where U've seen her before: At the Getty Museum leading the ``Art of Egg Tempera Panel Painting'' course.
Learn how everyday, household materials can make invisible ink, a camera obscura, or egg tempera paint.
His brother-in-law Peter Hurd, also an artist, introduced him to egg tempera, a medium that, in combination with the dry-brush method he favored, slowed down his technique and added distinctive texture to the work.
He was one of the first Italian artists to use oil paints--invented by painters from the Netherlands--rather than egg tempera.