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Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 24-07-16, 08:08 PM
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Views: 6,097
Posted By jim
omg yes that's them. i've been searching using...

omg yes that's them. i've been searching using all sorts of search terms.

gasp, they're gone waaaaaah.

any idea what happened?

thanks for the info.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 21-07-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,097
Posted By jim
? art conservators' forum???

a million years ago someone told me about a forum for art conservators, archival methods, stuff like that. it was very good, with very informed people - professionals, and idiots like me could ask...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-03-15, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,782
Posted By jim
used to be that you could get yarka brushes in...

used to be that you could get yarka brushes in the states, but a few years back richeson bought them out, and now the brushes are made in india, rather than russia. so i don't know if i'd recommend...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-03-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,568
Posted By jim
now that i've read everybody's responses a little...

now that i've read everybody's responses a little better, i'd like to respond to individual comments. koo, we stayed in a place we found on vrbo, and got a decent price, but you would do well to...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 27-03-15, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,568
Posted By jim
thanks everybody for your input. we found a nice...

thanks everybody for your input. we found a nice place on sant'elena where we could have the grandchild, and we've been in venice since mid-january. we go home mid-april, only a few weeks away. my...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 02-09-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,568
Posted By jim
bump

really, no venice tales?
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 28-08-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,568
Posted By jim
venice?

has anybody been to venice? i want to go for six months and work, and tho there are various artist residencies, they cater to print media (i do that too) and cost several thousand dollars in fees. ...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 03-05-13, 04:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 29,044
Posted By jim
george o'hanlon of natural pigments was talking...

george o'hanlon of natural pigments was talking about this very topic the other day, specifically grounds for painting on aluminum and copper. you should contact him, he's very approachable, and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 15-12-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,787
Posted By jim
have you thought of mayan blue? it's sold at...

have you thought of mayan blue? it's sold at natural pigments. we like it a lot.

http://www.naturalpigments.com/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=417-16S
Forum: Forum Member's Gallery 01-11-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 15,398
Posted By jim
my national portrait gallery entry

i'm entering the national gallery's outwin boochever portrait competition again this year, and hope to be as swiftly rejected as i was last time.

i chose the wife for my portrait, and made her...
Forum: Forum Member's Gallery 07-08-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,246
Posted By jim
i'm doing dragon.con this year

i've been asked to do dragon.con this year, by a rather circuitous touch of serendipity. i've never done anything like this before, and am looking forward to the experience. it'll be labor day...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 09-07-11, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,848
Posted By jim
has anybody actually used diatomaceous earth in...

has anybody actually used diatomaceous earth in et yet? i would love to know how it turned out.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 09-07-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Question Sanguine
Views: 4,547
Posted By jim
dear vermillion9, because i usually start my...

dear vermillion9,

because i usually start my paintings by drawing on the panel, in some dry media, my most frequent first touches are done with vine charcoal, because it is so easy to erase, rub...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 09-07-11, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,605
Posted By jim
i remember, a number of years ago, making use of...

i remember, a number of years ago, making use of a good deal of chalk - calcium carbonate - right in with my egg tempera medium and the other dry pigments i was using at the time. i was using the...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 28-03-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,952
Posted By jim
we have discovered luan panels at home depot,...

we have discovered luan panels at home depot, which we believe go for less than $16 a sheet, are smoothish on both sides, and gesso up beautifully. luan's the stuff your hollow core doors are made...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 28-03-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,266
Posted By jim
i'll have a response real soon now. this is a...

i'll have a response real soon now. this is a great question. in the meantime, why don't you have a good close look at some of the masters' works at http://www.googleartproject.com/
you'll only...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-01-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,060
Posted By jim
when i was in art school, several years back, i...

when i was in art school, several years back, i was operating on a limited budget for art materials, but had great ambitions to be a traditional painter. one of my strategies was to "lift" some of...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-01-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,233
Posted By jim
dear penny, there are two different aspects...

dear penny,

there are two different aspects of the way egg tempera paint develops once it's put on the panel. the first is drying, which means that the water in the paint layer evaporates. this...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-01-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Question Pop art?
Views: 4,872
Posted By jim
your teacher sounds like someone i had as a...

your teacher sounds like someone i had as a teacher once. her style was completely different than mine, as were her goals and her very reasons for painting. and she hated the way i painted, and...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 06-12-10, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,612
Posted By jim
p.s. i don't know if you have any personal...

p.s.

i don't know if you have any personal experience with the kind of vandalism we have around our neighborhood on occasional halloweens, but some of the delinquents of our neighborhood have...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 06-12-10, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,612
Posted By jim
sorry it took so long to respond. i didn't want...

sorry it took so long to respond. i didn't want to give you a response about acrylic gesso without going back and looking at some of my own paintings that were done in egg tempera over a period of...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 05-12-10, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,286
Posted By jim
this link doesn't seem to be working. is it me? ...

this link doesn't seem to be working. is it me?

perhaps you could post the whole article if you have it archived.
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 11-11-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,120
Posted By jim
ellen t, if you'd please ask which specific...

ellen t, if you'd please ask which specific pigments they grind themselves when you visit de kat. that's one of the important questions that we never got around to asking, and it would be very...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 19-10-10, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,120
Posted By jim
from the wife. you know, on further...

from the wife.

you know, on further researching what we don't know about de kat, i'm not sure where they get their pigments. we might be wrong to suggests they're just a retail store. kremer...
Forum: The Forum for Tempera Painting Issues 19-10-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,120
Posted By jim
dry pigments from holland

the wife and i were in amsterdam last week, and we made a special trip (about an hour by car) to zaanse schans, north of amsterdam, to visit a series of working windmills. this is the kind of...
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