Stewart White - Egg Tempera Basics and Practical Applications (Online); Tuesdays, September 20-October 18, 2022 (no class October 4)

Date: Tuesdays, September 10-October 18, 2022 (no class October 4)
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time (1:00-4:00 PM Eastern Time/6:00-9:00PM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Egg tempera

Discover the unequaled luminosity of egg tempera In this 4-week class with award-winning artist Stewart White. Egg tempera painting was a primary method of painting until the16th Century and was used extensively throughout the Italian Renaissance. Examples of it from the First Century AD still exist.

Egg tempera is a permanent, fast-drying painting medium consisting of colored pigments mixed with egg yolk. It is extremely permanent, and does not darken with the age. Stewart White will walk you through the basics and practical application of painting with this medium, from creating paint by mixing pure pigments with egg yolk, to applying thin layers of it. The technique of painting layer upon layer results in a smooth luminous surface.

All levels.

Maryland painter Stewart White is a watercolorist from Baltimore, He is one of the rare plein air painters using the medium of watercolor and egg tempera. His background in architectural illustration adds to his skill set and his paintings reflect his knowledge of good design. Stewart’s paintings have the pleasing combination of good structure with a painterly style. He paints in transparent watercolors, egg tempera and oils.

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.