How to Paint a Realistic Portrait with Egg Tempera

In this video I use the ancient egg tempera medium and the traditional painting techniques used as early as the Portraits of Fayum till the Early Renaissance to paint the portrait of my godson George. I explain the method step by step and I also record the mixing of the colors on my glass palette. I am sure you will enjoy the process if you do it yourselves.

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