Egg Tempera Forums

Go Back   Egg Tempera Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 65
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: arbrador
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 17-06-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By arbrador
Hi All~ I'm going to answer my own question but...

Hi All~
I'm going to answer my own question but especially welcome ET artists who have tried these iridescent and/or pearlescent pigments.

First I discovered that Kremer Co. carries several and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-06-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By arbrador
Irridescent pigments?

Hi All~
Has anyone tried using irridescent pigments with egg tempera? Would these specialized pigments be archival? Or perhaps you've discovered a way to make your colors appear irridescent? Any...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 01-04-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By arbrador
Brian Baade

Hi DBCmens,

This demo by Brian Baade looks great! I was at the Brandywine museum last year and spent a few days viewing the collections and going on all the guided tours offered including Andrew...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 01-04-18, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
ET terminology and report from Tempera Conference

Hi All,

And thanks dbclemons for your insight about tempera terminology. I agree that any category of “gum arabic paint” would need to include gouache. In that case would we need to further...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 15-03-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
First day of Tempera Conference

Hi All,
It is exciting to be here in Munich at the Tempera Conference. There are about 170 attendees from 22 countries!
Almost all the attendees are art conservators or art historians. A lot of...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 12-03-18, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
Definition of Temperas

Hi Koo and others,

I will definitely try to nail down some scholarly definition for "tempera." The miscible in water or not miscible in water sounds like it was a workable definition but as I...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-02-18, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
Egg Tempera Conference

Hi Everyone~
I'm signed up for the Technical Egg Tempera conference in Munich 3/15-17. Is anyone else going? I'm not sure what it will be like but could not resist the opportunity plus I have a...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 10-02-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 830
Posted By arbrador
Reconstituting dried up old bole

Hi All~
I know this is not a gilder's forum but wondering if anyone can help. I hauled out my gilding box for a palladium leaf project and discovered several containers of dried up bole, probably...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-10-17, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By arbrador
Hi Koo~ Thanks for your, as usual, in depth...

Hi Koo~

Thanks for your, as usual, in depth and in detailed explanation. It really helps to get the terms and science right.

Beyond petit lac, I have been using both "pulling" and "pouring...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-10-17, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,430
Posted By arbrador
Very interesting stories about the Wyeths! ...

Very interesting stories about the Wyeths!

When I visited Brandywine and toured A. Wyeth's studio I saw some of his large gessoed boards that he had purchased.

Funny, though, many years ago I...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-10-17, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,418
Posted By arbrador
Many years ago I did make casein gesso from a...

Many years ago I did make casein gesso from a recipe book that I no longer have. I was trying to find an alternative to the problems of the usual gesso process- air bubbles and overheating which...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 16-10-17, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
Here is a link to the abstracts for all of the...

Here is a link to the abstracts for all of the lectures.

http://www.doernerinstitut.de/downloads/Tempera_2018_Abstracts.pdf

It seems to me a lot of the discussion will be about mixed oil and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 12-10-17, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By arbrador
Technical Tempera Conference in Munich 3/18

Hi All~
I came across this announcement for a technical tempera conference taking place in Munich in March of 2018. It looks amazing! Is anyone going ?
...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 24-09-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By arbrador
Sedimentary pigments

HI All~

Watercolor painters are often discussing the charms and negatives of so-called "granulating," or "sedimentary" pigments. The terms "flocculation" or texturing pigments are also used to...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 22-08-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By arbrador
Hi Koo, In my last painting I used the...

Hi Koo,

In my last painting I used the watercolor "pour" technique. This goes way beyond the controlled icon technique of "petit lac" because pouring the paint on and letting it run off the panel...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 14-08-17, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By arbrador
Sorry for the delay in my response. Koo- you...

Sorry for the delay in my response.

Koo- you mention craquelure which I believe has it's own limited definition and is different from other types of cracking. Wikipedia has some fascinating...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 02-08-17, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,059
Posted By arbrador
Hi Kathy, Very interesting idea! I'll be...

Hi Kathy,

Very interesting idea! I'll be interested to hear what Koo Schadler has to say about your technique but in a way it doesn't sound too different than using homemade pigmented transfer...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 22-07-17, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By arbrador
Hi Again Koo, Thanks so much for your...

Hi Again Koo,

Thanks so much for your generous and detailed response. Having just read the book cover to cover I did read much of what you wrote in your response to my question in the the various...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 14-07-17, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,694
Posted By arbrador
Using Base Coat to speed up tempera layers

Hi All~

Just finished reading Koo's book cover to cover. I found it riveting like a good novel...more like The Odyssey.

My question is when applying a "base coat" of thicker cream like...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 13-07-17, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By arbrador
looseleaf binder for Koo's book

Hey Vermillion~ why don't you try that and let us know how it works for you. I just checked my copy and it looks like there is enough room for hole punches. Actually you could take it to a copy place...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-06-17, 04:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,500
Posted By arbrador
Just received my copy of the 2017 Edition of "Egg Tempera Painting"

I just received my copy of the 2017 edition of "EggTempera Painting: A Comprehensive Guide" by Koo Schadler. The new edition is a is a tour de force!

I first purchased the 2008 edition of the...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 29-05-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,814
Posted By arbrador
erasing in egg tempera

Hi Koo,
Good question about why I destroy all the the layers of gesso down to the hardboard when I scrub or sand out a section of my painting. I'm not sure and will need to pay attention on my next...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-05-17, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,693
Posted By arbrador
Egg Tempera Video

Hi All~

You might want to check out this beautiful little video made by Lara Broecke demonstrating her gilding and egg tempera painting process:

http://www.broecke.com/process

She is the...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 26-05-17, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,624
Posted By arbrador
Thanks Koo. This is very helpful and gives me...

Thanks Koo. This is very helpful and gives me confidence for the work ahead.

I was already thinking of gessoing the rear on the first day and then the front on the second day so you reinforced my...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 26-05-17, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,336
Posted By arbrador
I just ordered my new copy - I deserve one after...

I just ordered my new copy - I deserve one after 12 years! It occurred to me that you could sell it in binder format so that we could add sheets as you send out new chapters. And we could also insert...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 65

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:06 PM.
Design modifications, graphics and CSS by RobM
June 2010



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.