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Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 06-08-12, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Paul B
This is a very old thread but I want to add to it...

This is a very old thread but I want to add to it because I have made a mistake. I donít want to lead anyone astray as this could be a waste of time and money for them. I may have had some success...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-04-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,736
Posted By Paul B
Thank you to everyone who has posted a reply. I...

Thank you to everyone who has posted a reply. I have even had my 'stupid' question answered. I feel inspired to take all this new knowledge and have another go. I may give the Zecchi panels a go...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 31-03-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,736
Posted By Paul B
Jeff G. I have tried to make gesso panels with...

Jeff G. I have tried to make gesso panels with aluminium in the past without much success. Rather annoyingly I cant remember fully what was wrong with them but I do remember I did have some poblems...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 30-03-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,736
Posted By Paul B
Thank you for your answers. I really apreciate...

Thank you for your answers. I really apreciate all the time you have taken to answer this thread. I am really grateful. There was so much useful information in there.

Does any one know if...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-03-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,736
Posted By Paul B
Simple Gesso Panels.

I am close to giving up on tempera painting. This is because of the difficulty of somehow finding myself in the same room as a decent gesso panel. I have tried using wood but I do not have the time...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-03-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,896
Posted By Paul B
Yes, I just used a little bit of pigment for...

Yes, I just used a little bit of pigment for this. I don't know if I needed to use any. I must make it clear I was just talking about making a paper strong enough to take a lot of rubbing out and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 24-03-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,896
Posted By Paul B
This subject did not seem to stir up much...

This subject did not seem to stir up much interest but just in case someone has had the same problem, I have found a solution. The Stonehenge paper was not up to the punishment I gave it. The answer...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-08-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,896
Posted By Paul B
Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you....

Sorry it has taken me so long to get back to you. Thanks for the advice. I really apreciate it. I notice the BFK is easily available in the uk so I will start with that one.

Thanks again.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 20-08-09, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,896
Posted By Paul B
Best paper for cartoons.

Hello everyone,

I wonder if any of you have experience of this. I prepare paper for cartoons with RSG, zinc white pigment and a coloured pigment, as in the Daniel V Thompson book. I like to use...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-05-09, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,407
Posted By Paul B
Thanks for your help dbclemons.

Thanks for your help dbclemons.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-05-09, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,896
Posted By Paul B
When you have a colour tempered correctly you can...

When you have a colour tempered correctly you can then go on to dilute it a different amount throughout the days painting. Therefore it is a quick and easy job to make sure that each colour is...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-04-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,130
Posted By Paul B
Alistair, I use a china palette with relatively...

Alistair,
I use a china palette with relatively small (in diameter) but deep indents in it. In this I put a good amount of yolk mixed with pigment and quite a lot of water; a dilute mix is...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 12-04-09, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,407
Posted By Paul B
Thanks Phil, I can see I got the wrong end of...

Thanks Phil,
I can see I got the wrong end of the stick there. Your comments have made it clear now. Thanks for taking the time to answer.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-04-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,130
Posted By Paul B
Hello Alistair, I am coming at your problem...

Hello Alistair,

I am coming at your problem from a different angle. I hope you don't think that this reply is too simplistic but it illustrates a misunderstanding I had when I started using et. If...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-04-09, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,407
Posted By Paul B
Layers of complementary colours

I would be very grateful if someone could take the time to explain this to me. I have often heard about putting the et down one colour over its complementary to increase luminosity. I cant quite see...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-06-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 17,814
Posted By Paul B
I have never used Lapis. I know that in the...

I have never used Lapis. I know that in the distant past blue was a difficult colour to obtain so anything blue that could be ground into a pigment would have been seized upon. However is there any...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 19-05-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 81,237
Posted By Paul B
jpohl, thanks for that response to my question....

jpohl, thanks for that response to my question. Very interesting.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 09-05-08, 07:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 81,237
Posted By Paul B
Thanks Jeff, I have had a quick look at the...

Thanks Jeff, I have had a quick look at the pallet section and it look very useful. Just the sort of thing I was looking for.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 07-05-08, 07:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 81,237
Posted By Paul B
Sorry I have taken so long to ask this I have...

Sorry I have taken so long to ask this I have been out of action for a few weeks.; Miss pixel could you explain more about using a feed colour?
I really want to concentrate on colour in my...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 24-03-08, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,518
Posted By Paul B
Indian Ink separating.

I use an indian ink underpainting/drawing almost exactly as explained in the Daniel V. Thompson book. I dilute my indian ink as suggested and work up the picture in subtle layers.
I find that the...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-03-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,365
Posted By Paul B
Thanks Danny.

Thanks Danny.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-03-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,365
Posted By Paul B
Could I ask Danny, or any one else out there who...

Could I ask Danny, or any one else out there who might know:- Danny you said that varnishing a picture that has copal varnish used in the meduim is unnecessary, but if I wish to varnish it with matt...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-03-08, 03:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,365
Posted By Paul B
Thanks Jim and DLH, I have learned a lot from...

Thanks Jim and DLH,
I have learned a lot from all these answers. All I need to do now is do a few experiments.

Paul.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 28-02-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,743
Posted By Paul B
I had a similar problem with an rsg prepared...

I had a similar problem with an rsg prepared panel. I had used rsg plus pigment as a preparation on paper without any problems. But I tired to use the same on linen glued to a support. I also...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 25-02-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 45,365
Posted By Paul B
Hello Jim, This may seem unnecessary and...

Hello Jim,

This may seem unnecessary and perhaps a bit crazy to you, but I was wondering if you could paint with just a plain yolk tempera and then instead of converting to an egg/oil medium (or...
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