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Old 30-07-12, 09:18 PM
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Unhappy Yellowing ET paintings

Some of my early paintings I did about 8 years ago have started to yellow. What could be the cause of this?
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Old 31-07-12, 04:50 AM
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extra oil could be the cause. did you add any in your mix?
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Old 31-07-12, 04:39 PM
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No, it was just pure egg and distilled water. In the early days of me using ET I used to give my paintings a lot of glazes of pure egg and water (to make sure the pigment wasn't underbound). Perhaps these were too thick and caused the painting to yellow. Some of my paintings back then did have a rather greasy surface to them. However, the yellow of the yolk is meant to oxidize. It's curious and a bit worrisome.
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