Egg Tempera

Egg Tempera

One of the oldest mediums for fine art painting, dating back to Roman Egypt and used by most of the Great Masters of the Renaissance.

Today, Daler-Rowney are one of the few artists’ colourmen to offer it ready-mixed in tubes. High-quality pigment is dispersed in liquid egg yolk, according to a formulation dating back to 1906.

27 colours

– 22ml tubes (series A, B & C)  Code 133 008 •••

••• When specifying colour, quote tube size code (above) followed by the colour number from the colour chart.


Egg Tempera Starter Set  Code 133 900 009
– A compact set containing 6 x 22ml tubes of Egg Tempera colour together with useful tips. Packaging features Raphael’s “Vision of a Knight” courtesy of the National Gallery, London.

Daler-Rowney Original Gesso Powder
Used with rabbit skin size to provide a primed surface for egg tempera or oil painting.
– 400g tin  Code 133 500 001
Daler-Rowney Rabbit Skin Size
For preparing painting surfaces prior to oil priming. Also used with gesso powder.
– 28ml pack  Code 133 028 002

Daler-Rowney Egg Tempera Starter Set
Daler-Rowney Egg Tempera Gesso Powder
Daler-Rowney Egg Tempera Rabbit Size
Daler-Rowney Egg Tempera 22ml Tubes

Colour Chart

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