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Press Releases from Mark Briscoe (2 total)

Impressionist landscape artist - Mark Briscoe

I am Mark Briscoe, Bristish artist well established in the field of Chinoiserie furniture decoration and restoration of antique lacquer. But the techniques for fine art easel painting in the wonderful manner of the old masters is something which I have been exploring in great earnest over the last two years as a long cherished desire. And while I cannot claim to have come anywhere near their heights, I have

Egg tempera - Painting techniques by Mark Briscoe

Egg tempera (not to be confused with the tempera or poster paints available in local stores) is one of the most ancient and permanent of paint mediums and was used extensively by the old masters (including Rembrandt and Rubens) as an under painting medium. It enables one to quickly cover large areas of a painting with a tough quick drying base color for further work in oils, tempera can also