O'Connor Art Conservation, LLC
Museum quality Conservation of Paintings
LECTURE ON ARTIST'S MATERIALS & TECHNIQUES
Materials used in egg tempera painting.
Grinding pigments in water in preparation for egg tempera painting.
Detail of didactic copy of an early Italian egg tempera painting with decoratively punched gold ground.
Example of pastiglia (raised gesso patterns) on frame molding, egg tempera painting with sgraffito technique of "scratching" away paint to reveal gilded surface beneath.
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