How to paint like a Renaissance artist – Fra Angelico

Egg tempera painting – Copying Fra Angelico

In this renaissance painting tutorial I paint with egg tempera the head of an Angel Gabriel originaly painted by the Master of the Annunciation, Fra Angelico. Being a Byzantine Iconographer, I try to reproduce the painting using the process (but not the style) of the byzantine painting tradition. The hair were especially difficult to paint […]
How to Paint a Realistic Portrait with Egg Tempera. You

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. […]