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A highly pigmented, professional tempera medium

Sennelier Egg Tempera paint is a semi-opaque, water-soluble and permanent painting medium used for fine art painting and restoration (and can even be used as an underpainting for oil paints). Unlike oils, egg tempera does not age or yellow, due to being egg emulsion-based instead of oil based. Varnished egg tempera paintings are difficult to distinguish from oils due to their vibrancy and brilliance in how the pigment suspends in the emulsion. It is a popular medium with oil painters who seek a health alternative to the harsh and dangerous solvents involved with oil colors, as it requires nothing more than soap and water cleanup. Like their other paint lines, Sennelier Egg Tempera paints are professional quality pigments with the highest pigment loads possible.

Key Features:
  • Classical painting medium
  • Water soluble, no need for solvents
  • Highly archival
  • Rich satin-matte finish
  • Highly pigmented paints
  • Authentic egg tempera made in the traditional manner
  • Use varnish over egg tempera paintings for an oil painting like appearance
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  • Fine art painting, restoration, and icon painting
  • Underpainting for oil painters
  • Restoration Work
  • Icon Painting
  • Technical illustrative painting styles

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A highly pigmented, professional tempera medium

Sennelier Egg Tempera paint is a semi-opaque, water-soluble and permanent painting medium used for fine art painting and restoration (and can even be used as an underpainting for oil paints). Unlike oils, egg tempera does not age or yellow, due to being egg emulsion-based instead of oil based. Varnished egg tempera paintings are difficult to distinguish from oils due to their vibrancy and brilliance in how the pigment suspends in the emulsion. It is a popular medium with oil painters who seek a health alternative to the harsh and dangerous solvents involved with oil colors, as it requires nothing more than soap and water cleanup. Like their other paint lines, Sennelier Egg Tempera paints are professional quality pigments with the highest pigment loads possible.

Key Features:
  • Classical painting medium
  • Water soluble, no need for solvents
  • Highly archival
  • Rich satin-matte finish
  • Highly pigmented paints
  • Authentic egg tempera made in the traditional manner
  • Use varnish over egg tempera paintings for an oil painting like appearance
Perfect For:
  • Fine art painting, restoration, and icon painting
  • Underpainting for oil painters
  • Restoration Work
  • Icon Painting
  • Technical illustrative painting styles

 

Intro Set of 5- Contains five 21 ml tubes including: Titanium White, Lemon Yellow, Rose Madder Lake, Ultramarine Blue, and Ivory Black

Light Wooden Box Set Of 15 - Contains: One 34 ml tube of Titanium White, one 60 ml jar of Egg Tempera Binding Medium, a wooden palette, one metal palette cup, two brushes, a Flat #4 and a Round #5, 15, 21 ml tubes of Egg Tempera: Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Deep Genuine, Carmine, Cobalt Violet Hue, Emerald Green, Ivory Black, Lemon Yellow, Naples Yellow, Permanent Intense Red, Prussian Blue, Raw Umber, Ultramarine Blue, Vermilion, Viridian, and Yellow Ochre.

 

Capable of creating detailed and complex effects, the medium of egg tempera can be traced back as early as ancient Greece. During the early Italian Renaissance, egg tempera reached its’ zenith, and was the predominant medium for religious icon panel paintings done between the 12th and 15th centuries. Even with the rise in popularity of oils beginning in the 15th century, Renaissance masters such as Michelangelo and Botticelli continued to prefer the deep luminosity of the medium. Even with the decline of the medium in favor to oils, artists like Marc Chagall (who exclusively used Sennelier) in the early 1900’s led to the medium’s revival, and it became more popular with the use by American painters such as Andrew Wyeth and Thomas Hart Benton.

 

In 1892, chemist and fine arts purveyor Gustave Sennelier created his own line of Sennelier Egg Tempera paints, after extensive research into classical, authentic Renaissance formulas. Egg Tempera is a semi-opaque, water-soluble and permanent painting medium used for fine art painting and restoration (and can even be used as an underpainting for oil paints). Unlike oils, egg tempera does not age or yellow, due to being egg emulsion-based instead of oil based. The egg emulsion recipe binder produces a satin-matte finish that is water resistant when dry, and is thinned with water or egg tempera medium when painting.

 

Varnished egg tempera paintings are difficult to distinguish from oils due to their vibrancy and brilliance in how the pigment suspends in the emulsion. It is a popular medium with oil painters who seek a health alternative to the harsh and dangerous solvents involved with oil colors, as it requires nothing more than soap and water cleanup. Like their other paint lines, Sennelier Egg Tempera paints are professional quality pigments with the highest pigment loads possible.

 

Unlike oil paint, egg emulsion binder is stiffer and more brittle, so it does not lend well to impasto painting techniques. Traditionally, due to the brittle nature, egg tempera is best used on wood or canvas panels, or heavy primed paper that has been mounted on a hard surface. Note: Sennelier recommends artists give their finished egg tempera works a coating of charcoal or pastel fixative before applying a final oil paint picture varnish, to seal and protect the work.

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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Intro Set of 5, 21ml
64546 64546
Egg Tempera (Intro Set of 5) Egg Tempera (Intro Set of 5)
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21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Alizarin Crimson, 21ml Tube
55280 55280
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Alizarin Crimson Alizarin Crimson
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Burnt Sienna, 21ml Tube
55260 55260
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Burnt Sienna Burnt Sienna
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Burnt Umber, 21ml Tube
55261 55261
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Burnt Umber Burnt Umber
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cadmium Red Deep, 21ml Tube
55287 55287
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Cadmium Red Deep Cadmium Red Deep
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cadmium Yellow Deep, 21ml Tube
55288 55288
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Cadmium Yellow Deep Cadmium Yellow Deep
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cadmium Yellow Light, 21ml Tube
55289 55289
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Cadmium Yellow Light Cadmium Yellow Light
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cadmium Yellow Orange, 21ml Tube
55290 55290
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Cadmium Yellow Orange Cadmium Yellow Orange
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Carmine, 21ml Tube
55281 55281
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Carmine Carmine
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cerulean Blue, 21ml Tube
55291 55291
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Cerulean Blue Cerulean Blue
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cobalt Blue, 21ml Tube
55292 55292
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Cobalt Blue Cobalt Blue
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Cobalt Violet Hue, 21ml Tube
55286 55286
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Cobalt Violet Hue Cobalt Violet Hue
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Crimson Lake, 21ml Tube
55282 55282
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Crimson Lake Crimson Lake
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Emerald Green, 21ml Tube
55274 55274
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Indian Yellow, 21ml Tube
55275 55275
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Ivory Black, 21ml Tube
55262 55262
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Ivory Black, 34ml Tube
55293 55293
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Lemon Yellow, 21ml Tube
55276 55276
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Naples Yellow, 21ml Tube
55270 55270
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Naples Yellow Naples Yellow
21 ml 21 ml
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Permanent Green, 21ml Tube
55283 55283
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Permanent Intense Red, 21ml Tube
55284 55284
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Prussian Blue, 21ml Tube
55277 55277
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Raw Sienna, 21ml Tube
55263 55263
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Raw Sienna Raw Sienna
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Raw Umber, 21ml Tube
55264 55264
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Raw Umber Raw Umber
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Sennelier Egg Tempera - Red Brown, 21ml Tube
55265 55265
Egg Tempera Egg Tempera
Red Brown Red Brown
21 ml 21 ml
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