Egg Tempera Painting of “Buck” by Maurice Garson This project was started due to an enthusiastic understanding of Louis Velázquez’s new medium CSO-EGG TEMPERA . Commissioned as a deer portrait with a rustic frame, the credit for the reference image goes to a “Photo’s for Artist’s” photographer posted as Whitetail Deer by Deb Henson — at Cades Cove National Park,TN . Click to enlarge image I will be starting with a  ¼ ” birch plywood panel which I have cradled around the parameter with 3/4″ x 5/8″ deep strips totaling a laminated 7/8″ edge to prevent warping and the panel’s tendency (more…)