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Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-01-07, 05:57 PM
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Posted By Camilla
Thanks :-)

Thanks :-)
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 02-01-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,799
Posted By Camilla
Mould on canvas - help!

I have stored a canvas in a room that was more humid than expected, so now I have mould on the backside of the painting.

I was thinking of treating it with Rodalon (benzalkoniumchloride) but...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 23-11-05, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,075
Posted By Camilla
Since most paintings live their life indoors -...

Since most paintings live their life indoors - that is, behind windows which let only a small fraction of UV-light through - my guess would be that this effect is much less pronounced in ET than it...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-07-04, 04:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 54,614
Posted By Camilla
I guess we all agree that we shoul be careful...

I guess we all agree that we shoul be careful when handling toxic pigments, but how careful shall we be?
Eating a spoonful of lead or mercury containing pigment would probebly not be the brightest...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-02-04, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,550
Posted By Camilla
There seems to be consensus on the fact that I...

There seems to be consensus on the fact that I use too little yolk, so I'll use some more and perhaps leave out the wine. Dennis' glass plate trick sounds like a very good idea.

Thanks a lot...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-02-04, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,550
Posted By Camilla
Lifting colours

I have a bit of a problem. Unless I am very careful, there is a tendency for underlying paint to come off when I apply the next layer(s). This happens even if the paint has been allowed to dry for a...
Forum: On Supports and Grounds 04-01-04, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 25,744
Posted By Camilla
This sounds like a good idea. I'll try that. How...

This sounds like a good idea. I'll try that. How much weight do you think, I should use? Would a couple of kilos be sufficient?

Camilla
Forum: On Supports and Grounds 04-01-04, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 25,744
Posted By Camilla
When I lean the 100 cm side against the edge of a...

When I lean the 100 cm side against the edge of a table (which I assume is pretty straight) the corners of the panel touch the table edge and I get a 1 cm gap between the middle of my panel and the...
Forum: On Supports and Grounds 03-01-04, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 25,744
Posted By Camilla
Thanks. I'll try a rescue mission with more gesso...

Thanks. I'll try a rescue mission with more gesso on the back to see if that helps. But if several layers of gesso won't bring my panel back into shape, do you think that such a crude procedure as...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 02-01-04, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
Thanks, I'll try that. If it turns out that I'll...

Thanks, I'll try that. If it turns out that I'll have to use spackle, what kind should I use?

Camilla
Forum: On Supports and Grounds 02-01-04, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 25,744
Posted By Camilla
Warping mdf-panel

All new to temperapainting I thought I might as well just start out with a 80x100 cm panel ...
To prevent warping I screwed stretcher bars onto the panel (which is 12 mm thick) and put a few layers...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 28-12-03, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
Now I've tried on a piece of test canvas, and ......

Now I've tried on a piece of test canvas, and ... eh ... what can I say? Aligning the yarns is not that easy, but I also made a tear that was more violent that the one in the painting. So far so...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 14-12-03, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
Hi again, again! So, now I have japanese paper....

Hi again, again!
So, now I have japanese paper. Now the glue gives rise to further questions (please let me know if you think I ask too many questions).
I checked its data sheet which stated that...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 11-12-03, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
I'm going to town tomorrow, så I'll see how many...

I'm going to town tomorrow, så I'll see how many of the materials I can find. I'm not sure about the glassine. If it is what I think it is, then it is not particularly water absorbent. Well, I'll...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 11-12-03, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
Thanks a lot again. I still have trouble...

Thanks a lot again.
I still have trouble understandig the weaving part. When you say "weave" I imagine someting with threads going up and down intersecting with each other, which you can't really...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 09-12-03, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
Thanks a lot for your thorough answer. I have a...

Thanks a lot for your thorough answer. I have a few questions, though.

First of all: What is archival glue? My guess is that "archival" means that it is of a quality that is suitable for stuff...
Forum: Other Art Related Issues 25-11-03, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 22,450
Posted By Camilla
How to fix a hole in a canvas?

When one of my paintings came back from an exhibition there was a hole in it. Of course noone wanted to take responsibility for that, let alone pay for the damages. Now I want to try to repair it...
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