Tempera on chalk base
Tempera on plastic
We can still make the colors by ourselves. One can use mere pigments and egg, oil and water as emulsion. That is called tempera painting.
The base for tempera can be wood, fabric or almost anything.First image I have painted on self-made chalk base and the second (above) on Lanavanguard, polypropylen -paper.
I once got inspiration from an article at an artist magazine
Just add egg!
In the forest you should keep your eyes open, you can find works of art on the ground.
Grandson, the painter, visiting. Now he is 6 years.
Part of my new watercolor Vegetable objects.
For the dark winter days: I collect rose petals, simmer them in jojoba oil and get some fragrant treatment oil.
Vilho Soronen from Koikkala Juva is wood artist: he can make pieces of furniture from birch gnarl (pahka in Finnish).
It was 6th time we celebrated the birthday of famous Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck 10.7. by painting watercolor at the Kenkävero garden at Mikkeli. We were lucky as there were only small drops of rain at Friday.
Peonies at Kenkävero garden.