Sennelier Egg Tempera : Wooden Box Gift Set 12 x 21ml tubes - 34ml white - brushes medium - palette
Deluxe Wooden Box Set — This set contains twelve 21 ml tubes, one each of Lemon Yellow, Cadmium Yellow Deep Genuine, Vermilion, Carmine, Prussian Blue, Ultramarine Blue, Viridian, Emerald Green Substitute, Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Raw Umber, Ivory Black, one 34 ml tube of Titanium White, no.5 and no.8 Isabey Bristle brushes, a wooden palette, nesting palette cups, and a 60 ml bottle of Egg Tempera binder.
This is the authentic formulation used since the Renaissance. Much of the religious panel painting done between the 12th and 15th century was done in this delicate and subtle medium, which is capable of detailed and complex effects. Sennelier Egg Tempera is famous as the medium used by Marc Chagall in many of his most spectacular works.
Egg tempera is a water soluble and highly archival painting medium, wonderful for fine art painting, restoration, and icon painting. It is perfect as an underpainting for oil painters, or for artists seeking a highly pigmented, professional alternative to oil paints and solvents.
Sennelier egg tempera has working qualities and a finish that is only found in authentic egg tempera made in the traditional manner. These delicate colours hold their brush strokes, and do not change when dry.
Impasto techniques are not recommended for egg tempera. Use varnish over egg tempera paintings for an oil painting like appearance. Sennelier recommends giving a finished egg tempera painting a coating of charcoal or pastel fixative before applying a final oil paint picture varnish.
Please Note the image is for illustrative purposes and the palette is wooden.
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