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VARNISHING THE EGG TEMPERA. PERSONAL EXPERIENCE.

By Philip Davydov

Update 7 May 2015:

Now we mix copal from LeFranc with good (totally dryable - not sticky at dry conditions) terpentine, cobalt drier, apply in a very dry way and brush after application every 20 minutes until it really dries up, or gets too sticky for brushing

Here is a video:


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Harlem Duroziez drying medium conists of: Phenol-formaldehyde resin, linseed oil, quick drying petroleum.

http://www.lefranc-bourgeois.com/beaux-arts/produits-huiles-huilemediumvernis.html

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Here is a good web-page with a list and description of most common pigments: http://jcsparks.com/painted/pigment-chem.html