Leaf Motif

Leaf Motif

I like this very effective Kathy.

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For my first attempt at egg tempera I used tubed watercolour pigment and looked up how to add the egg mixture. After reading a couple of articles found online I set off with my new project. I thought the subject of bright flowers against a window with stained glass would be a good subject to try out the glazing techniques. There is room for improvement but I was pleased at how I could combine the traditional techniques of tempera alongside watercolour and loved the glossy effect ideal for the beautiful stained glass.

About the Artist
Kathy Gales

As a very young girl at school I remember painting a picture of a boat on the sea. It was probably just a red and blue splodge but I was commended for it and from then on I fell in love with trying to make recognisable images. My early work was mostly detailed drawings but later I started to…

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