Definition of egg tempera in English:

egg tempera

Syllabification: egg tem·per·a


  • An emulsion of pigment and egg yolk, used in tempera painting.
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    • Several sequences compare and contrast acrylic paint with oil paints and egg tempera.
    • The show, with works in media varying from charcoal to egg tempera to watercolour, runs from June 21 - Aug.16.
    • He continues to use both egg tempera and drybrush.

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