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Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 25-11-17, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,167
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi DB, I have worked on oil based grounds,...

Hi DB,

I have worked on oil based grounds, but only when painting in oil. There seems to me a fundamental incompatibility between a ground that contains (even a very small amount) of oil, which...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 25-11-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Koo Schadler
Me again. Well, if that previous post wasn't...

Me again.

Well, if that previous post wasn't enough for you, I have more thoughts regarding your dilemma of trying to arrive at the right color and ending with a “stiff” look. Without seeing the...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 25-11-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi Chris, I can think of three possibilities...

Hi Chris,

I can think of three possibilities why your gesso surface misbehaved:

1. One factor in traditional gesso’s absorbency is the amount of glue in the recipe. A typical gesso recipe is:...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 15-11-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,167
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hello All, As discussed in this thread,...

Hello All,

As discussed in this thread, several years ago Sinopia (an art supply company in San Francisco) developed two new grounds advertised as suitable for egg tempera: casein gesso and chalk...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 17-10-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi Lora, Thanks for the clarification...

Hi Lora,

Thanks for the clarification regarding "grinding" with a muller; i.e. that you've successfully smoothed pigment particles using a roughened slab and muller. You have a lot more experience...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-10-17, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Koo Schadler
Casein Gesso Question

Relative to my other post of the day (Wyeth and Casein Gesso), has anyone had longterm success painting egg tempera on casein gesso? How did the paint behave? I've asked some painters and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-10-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Koo Schadler
Casein Gesso

Hello All,

Artist James Gurney, on his excellent blog, posted excerpts from an 1942 American Artist Magazine article that discussed Andrew Wyeth's working methods (see...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-10-17, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Koo Schadler
Looks fascinating Lora, wish I could go but it's...

Looks fascinating Lora, wish I could go but it's not in my plans. Thanks or bringing it to the Forum's attention, and if anyone manages to attend, please report back!

Koo
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 07-10-17, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi Lora, It’s an interesting and...

Hi Lora,

It’s an interesting and adventuresome idea. Before discussing granulation in egg tempera, I want to look at some terms that I think can be confusing.

From what I understand...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 14-08-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi Lora, I've seen this painter's work in...

Hi Lora,

I've seen this painter's work in person, and can't say if the problem occurs exclusively in titanium white because her paintings have so many varied layers, some with white, but some just...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-08-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hi All, George sent the following replies......

Hi All,

George sent the following replies...

1. Is the concern of cracking due solely to the high solid content in the Tempera Ground, or also a consideration of the binder?

"The high...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 08-08-17, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Koo Schadler
Thanks for that info, DB. I think the lack of...

Thanks for that info, DB. I think the lack of flexibility in this ground is due more to its solid content (high PVC), not any brittleness in the binder, but I'm not sure. It would seem if paper is...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-08-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Koo Schadler
Another question for George about this ground: is...

Another question for George about this ground: is it correct to presume that at some point it will cure and no longer be water soluble? I am wet sanding the surface of the panels I just made, which...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-08-17, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By Koo Schadler
By the way, this ground also works really well...

By the way, this ground also works really well for metalpoint drawing. I've just coated several MDF panels as well as some 300# watercolor paper with it, tinted in various colors. I started with a...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 04-08-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Koo Schadler
Cracking in Egg Tempera Painting

Hello Fellow Tempera Painters,

I have a cohort who's experiencing cracking in the uppermost layers of her paintings. It starts out as very faint, fine lines that gradually increase with successive...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 04-08-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By Koo Schadler
Oh lordy Salamander you are very sweet and I am...

Oh lordy Salamander you are very sweet and I am totally impressed by your organizational abilities but I am definitely embarrassed too... so please, very dear readers, no more about the book! In fact...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-08-17, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Koo Schadler
Got it, George - thanks for all of those...

Got it, George - thanks for all of those clarifications. Very helpful to have a scientist chime in.

Koo
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-08-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Koo Schadler
It's probably unwise to disagree with a genuine...

It's probably unwise to disagree with a genuine paint chemist (George) when I didn't even finish high school chemistry, but I'll give it a try. George has explained dispersive adhesion to me before...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 02-08-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hmmmm.....I have to think about it, but at the...

Hmmmm.....I have to think about it, but at the moment I don't see anything wrong with this approach. I agree with Lora,it's not much different from drawing on a panel with charcoal or applying lines...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 26-07-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hello Tyson, Just to clarify...it is always...

Hello Tyson,

Just to clarify...it is always this site's intention to welcome every legitimate voice to the conversation. The only reason membership is sometimes closed is to allow the folks who...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 22-07-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hello Lora, Egg tempera IS a very magical...

Hello Lora,

Egg tempera IS a very magical medium - no doubt!

And it is a medium that can (tho' not inevitability) appear very luminous....but so can other mediums. I specifically mentioned...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 15-07-17, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hello Lora, Many thanks for your...

Hello Lora,

Many thanks for your enthusiastic review of my book - I'm very appreciative...but also a bit embarrassed. It is a self published effort with limitations, and only a genuine egg...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 29-06-17, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By Koo Schadler
Hello Rebecca, When egg yolk and oil are...

Hello Rebecca,

When egg yolk and oil are combined it creates a emulsion paint, commonly referred to as "Tempera Grassa" ("fatty tempera", in Italian). If the % of yolk is greater than the % of...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-06-17, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By Koo Schadler
Thanks for the link Lora, it's a lovely video. I...

Thanks for the link Lora, it's a lovely video. I have the new version of Cennini's text but have thus far only skimmed the book; it's on my summer reading list.

Koo
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-06-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By Koo Schadler
Participating on the Forum

Hello Forum participants.

I've gotten emails from people who are having problems posting questions on the site. The tech savvy volunteers who manage the forum are aware of the problem and...
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