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Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 01-12-17, 06:03 PM
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Posted By RobM
Chris, There is nothing wrong with painting too...

Chris,
There is nothing wrong with painting too thickly or using scumbles, others may disagree. A very good friend of mine, Ceri Auckland Davies (Google him) paints almost impasto with tempera and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 24-11-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By RobM
Chris, I have no experience of Gamlin gesso as I...

Chris, I have no experience of Gamlin gesso as I make my own to a well tested recipe in the technical info section of this site....
Hopefully this post will give a bump and our gesso experts will...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 25-07-17, 04:22 PM
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Views: 420
Posted By RobM
Hi Tyson, welcome to the forums. I always stick...

Hi Tyson, welcome to the forums.
I always stick rigidly to one recipe as outlined on the main web site. (http://www.eggtempera.com/technical-info/grounds) For well over 20 years I've never had a...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-06-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,943
Posted By RobM
Just picked up on this thread........I have been...

Just picked up on this thread........I have been using MDF for well over 20 years and the only problems I have encountered was a little warping. I'm afraid that European MDF does contain formaldehyde...
Forum: Work In Progress 19-02-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,424
Posted By RobM
Don't know what has happened to Alex but I am...

Don't know what has happened to Alex but I am getting no response from him and as you say, his website has almost disappeared...........
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-02-11, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,287
Posted By RobM
A warm welcome, you will find the folks here...

A warm welcome, you will find the folks here extremely helpful.

Altoon's book can also be downloaded in pdf format from this site (50mb).
...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 24-09-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,299
Posted By RobM
....and he has just become a proud father!!

....and he has just become a proud father!!
Forum: Critique Forum 15-08-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,656
Posted By RobM
Hi Linda, Love it...........if it was 'poured...

Hi Linda,
Love it...........if it was 'poured on' then there are some very natural exciting passages especially at the top right (image is quite low res). Just looked again and there are exciting...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 06-06-10, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,420
Posted By RobM
There are many potential pitfalls......... ...

There are many potential pitfalls.........
Gesso panels.
My first attempt at making gesso panels was a total disaster........
1. The wrong proportions of RSG/whiting/water. (There are some well...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-03-10, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,895
Posted By RobM
Hi Brian, Welcome to our forums. All the...

Hi Brian,
Welcome to our forums.
All the regulars on here are a friendly bunch and have a wealth of knowledge which they will share.

I am *way* behind the 8-ball !

I'm sure you will catch...
Forum: Critique Forum 24-02-10, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,410
Posted By RobM
He has obviously removed the image.

He has obviously removed the image.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 08-02-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,321
Posted By RobM
Hi ms wings, Yup a little does go a long, long...

Hi ms wings,
Yup a little does go a long, long way.
The likes of cadmiums are expensive but you need only buy a small amount.
As antonia acock says, black is not really a pigment that needs to be...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 03-02-10, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,982
Posted By RobM
Hi Jennifer, I guess having worked within the...

Hi Jennifer,
I guess having worked within the field of 'disabilities' it is not so much the disability that should be important but the ability.
Many, many years ago I watched a documentary on...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 25-01-10, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,120
Posted By RobM
Hi Peter..........welcome.........everyone here...

Hi Peter..........welcome.........everyone here is a really friendly bunch and all too willing to share experiences and knowledge.
Which part of the UK are you?
Rob
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 20-01-10, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,274
Posted By RobM
Mat, we have a product called 'No Nails' which is...

Mat, we have a product called 'No Nails' which is a very strong adhesive used in general household jobs. I just use this to glue the panel to the backing board. It is quite rapid but I usually allow...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-01-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,911
Posted By RobM
Of course......a very warm welcome to you. :(

Of course......a very warm welcome to you. :(
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 02-12-09, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,521
Posted By RobM
As it was me responsible for Demo 2 guess I'd...

As it was me responsible for Demo 2 guess I'd better give some more information.
I use a low tack masking film as used by 'airbrushers'. In the demo 2 the background will have been painted...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-11-09, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,468
Posted By RobM
No, not fainting in horror.......I was first...

No, not fainting in horror.......I was first introduced to ET through Rowney tubes and painted on watercolour boards back in 1991. They are still as fresh as the day they were done. I don't think you...
Forum: Critique Forum 19-11-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,308
Posted By RobM
Derek, that's an interesting piece.......we have...

Derek, that's an interesting piece.......we have individual paper wasps building nests in our shed each year and I certainly appreciate how delicate the 'paper' is. Hope it all stays together and...
Forum: Critique Forum 29-09-09, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,460
Posted By RobM
Stunning........what else can one say........

Stunning........what else can one say........
Forum: Critique Forum 20-09-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,475
Posted By RobM
If you were adding too much pigment to egg the...

If you were adding too much pigment to egg the pigment would lift and when 'polishing' would muddy up the colours.....I take it that you have explorered the main site at
www.eggtempera.com...
Forum: Critique Forum 19-09-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,475
Posted By RobM
Kevin, Love the concept; the mechanics and the...

Kevin,
Love the concept; the mechanics and the humour. The drawing is superb.
This to me is part of what art is about......at the end of the day ET is just another medium to express one's self. I'm...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 14-09-09, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,795
Posted By RobM
Mona inspired me to write more......... Wow,...

Mona inspired me to write more.........
Wow, its such a mine field. I can only talk about the galleries in the UK but I guess similar practice exists over there. We have galleries that rent wall...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-09-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,126
Posted By RobM
Tongue in cheek but under your feet in the...

Tongue in cheek but under your feet in the ground. OK, many of the pigments are chemically produced but many of the earth colours come from just that...the earth. DennisH is the guy to make a more...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 06-09-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,098
Posted By RobM
Hi Anna and welcome to our forums. Sorry but I...

Hi Anna and welcome to our forums.
Sorry but I can't help as I've no experience of painting on glass. There is a very good site that is devoted to Icon painting....don't know if you have tried...
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