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Egg Tempera II with Koo Schadler

May 5, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Old as the Egyptians and most famous during the Renaissance, egg tempera painting is becoming increasingly popular with artists today. Tempera has unsurpassed luminosity. Dozens of glazes and scumbles can be applied in a day, and yet the medium also allows for meticulous linear detailing.

This comprehensive five-day workshop offers the opportunity for in-depth work in egg tempera: students will spend five full days working on a painting of their own design. Koo will help with the initial planning stages, provide on-going discussion and critiques, give painting demonstrations, and discuss the important design elements of old master painting.

Open to all levels of painters, from beginner to advanced.  A demonstration on the essentials of working in egg tempera will be provided for beginning students.

Among the topics and demonstrations students may select from are:

  • Brushes
  • Changes & corrections
  • Cloth
  • Decorative patterns
  • Finishing a tempera (including with oil)
  • Glazing & scumbling
  • Glass & metal
  • Lettering
  • Pearls
  • Portraiture & Flesh
  • Recommended reading
  • Society of Tempera Painters
  • Sponging
  • Stone & other faux surfaces
  • Suppliers
  • Tile floors (& perspective)
  • Transferring a drawing (& underpaintings)
  • True gesso & panels
  • And whatever other topics students request, as time permits.

For more information and to register contact:

Phone: 518-966-5219
Email: info@artworkshops.com


May 5, 2019
May 11, 2019
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Koo Schadler


Hudson River Valley Art Workshops
11135 State Route 32
Greenville, NY 12083 United States
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(518) 966 - 5219