A painting using the egg tempera technique of binding pure ground pigment with egg yolk, applied to a primed wooden panel. Genuine gold leaf has been applied to the background.
May Hedgerow shows a lovely roadside hedge with a hawthorn tree in full bloom - a typical sight in the English springtime. I loved the way the light fell along the hedgerow and the contrasting cooler shadows beneath.
Egg tempera technique - pure ground pigments bound with egg yolk on primed wooden panel, with 24 carat gold leaf applied.