Paint made with featured ingredient: Genuine duck egg

[Free range duck egg, clove oil, ground malachite, Australian ochres, Egyptian blue, rose petal ink, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


It is often stated that the ancient Egyptians invented tempera and therefore the assumption is, that chicken eggs were used. However recent scientific analysis shows it was wild duck egg with earth pigments, malachite and the mysterious Egyptian blue made from ground glass.


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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