Links to Relevant Sites
These are links to sites I consider of interest for their quality of art, demonstration of the range of egg tempera, and/or useful advice.
General Egg Tempera Sites
The Society of Tempera Painters
The primo egg tempera information clearinghouse.
Egg Tempera: A Resource Guide
A helpful site of assorted links.
Translated from the French, a little quirkily. Charming and useful.
Egg Tempera Artists
Nuno de Campos
Postmodernist close-up portraits reminiscent of Philip Pearlstein.
Early-mid twentieth century portraits and medieval-style panels.
Psychologically insightful portraits of the Hispanic community.
Disturbing anatomical science illustrations of females with flora and fauna.
Constructions and carvings painted in the northern Gothic style, often involving keyboards and organ pipes.
Small rocks and lovely seashore detritus.
Renaissance-style realism and portraiture.
Quiet, meditative, atmospheric pictures of rock walls and boats in a strong, realistic style.
Renaissance techniques in a classical/realist style.
Chicago Egg Tempera Artists
Hand-written and painted ketubot (Jewish wedding vows).
A science fiction/fantasy illustrator
Lush, beautiful abstracts, in both egg tempera and encaustic (wax).
Other Egg Tempera Teaching Sites
Every voice is different, every approach is unique. Get some other perspectives on the art of egg tempera.
How to Make Egg Tempera from Daniel Smith Fine Artists' Materials
A quick introduction from a reputable art supplies company.
Egg Tempera, or You want to Paint With What?
A discussion from a group that concentrates on fantasy art.
Daniel V. Thompson, The Practice of Tempera Painting
The classic old 1930's revival approach, now in an online text.
Art Safety and Hazards Sites
"Arts, Crafts, and Theater Safety"
A free hazards information service.
Health & Safety in the Arts: A Searchable Database of Health & Safety Information for Artists
A service of the (Arizona) City of Tucson's Environmental Management Division.
Other Art Sites of Interest
Handprint.com on labeling, pigments, lightfastness
An informative, cranky, detailed explanation of pigment labeling.
True Art Information
A clearinghouse of information for practicing artists.
Greek Orthodox Icons
A gallery of icons from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. This link is the directory of the gallery; you click on their list to bring up graphics.
New Deal Art During the Great Depression
WPA Post Office murals. Interesting Americana, includes lots of tempera examples.
Miscellaneous Interest and Nepotism
Scientific Illustration: A Guide for the Beginning Artist, by Zbigniew T. Jastrzebski
A very good textbook by one of my best teachers, now sadly deceased. He was one of nature's mean old kung fu masters. Long out of print, but copies can be found at alibris.com, which is where this link goes.
A publishing house I started with my husband, author Richard Garfinkle, to print his more experimental fiction. I am the resident artist and designer.
Igor Animation and IgorImage
Innovative software for Macintosh computers from my multitalented husband, Richard Garfinkle. "Igor" is a full three-dimensional computer animation program, using the power of math to bring your creations to life. "IgorImage" is computer graphics, image creation, and photo editing software. Free trial downloads are available.
Richard Garfinkle, Science Fiction, Writings, and General Weirdness
The official site of my husband.
And his blog, too.
Gray Dove: Heirloom Design for Modern Weddings
Beautiful custom-made chuppahs for weddings, handcrafted by Diana Kelley, Chicago-area textile artist (and my sister).
Diana Furness Paintings
A website about the paintings of several lesser known mid-twentieth century British artists, including my grandmother's sister, Diana Furness.
O'Gara and Wilson, Booksellers
Chicago's oldest secondhand bookstore, one of the best.