Translucencies in eggtempera | Διαφάνειες

Translucencies or transparencies (I am not sure which is the correct word in English) are very eazy to create in eggtempera, as long as you manage to achieve the right consistency when mixing your pigments with the egg emulsion, and control the load of your brush. Your mixture has to be very fluid, like a glaze, and when you load your brush release the excess … Continue reading Translucencies in eggtempera | Διαφάνειες

painting the mountains in byzantine iconography

Step by step: Painting mountains

Μετά από παράκληση της διαδικτυακής μου φίλης Patrizia, ορίστε μια άσκηση που πιστεύω πως βοηθάει στην εκμάθηση της ζωγραφικής των βουνών στη βυζαντινή εικονογραφία. Τα χρώματα που θα χρειαστούμε είναι: Σιένα Ψημένη, Ώμπρα ψημένη, ώχρα και λευκό Τιτανίου. In request of my dear friend Patrizia, here is an exercise that I believe will help you understand in depth how to draw mountains in byzantine iconography. … Continue reading Step by step: Painting mountains