This goose is painted with Egg tempera. This involves mixing coloured pigment with egg yolk.
Some more icon doodles to amuse you, all in egg tempera.
This is Gizmo. He sadly died so I was asked to make a memento using photos.
If you’d like to have a go at trying the basics of egg tempera and some icon painting techniques, get in touch by leaving a comment or emailing sarah *at* sarahdixonfineart.co.uk and I will let you know the next sessions in Kew.
SUNDAY 29 August – Learn to use Egg Tempera with traditional Icon Painting techniques.