What is another word for tempera?

Pronunciation: [tˈɛmpəɹə] (IPA)

Tempera is a versatile and popular medium used in painting and art. It is a type of paint made by mixing color pigments with a binder such as egg yolk or plant gum. While tempera is the most commonly used term for this type of paint, there are a number of synonyms that are often used to describe it. Some of the most common synonyms for tempera include egg tempera, chalk tempera, distemper, fresco, and casein paint. Each of these terms describes a slightly different type of tempera, but all refer to the same basic medium used by artists to create vibrant and detailed paintings.

Usage examples for Tempera

At last, when Giotto had painted a large crucifix in tempera in the Minerva, a church of the Friars Preachers, which was then much admired, he returned to his own country, from which he had been absent for six years.
"The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8)"
Giorgio Vasari
Here, among many other things, he painted some pictures in fresco and tempera for the Nunnery of Faenza, which no longer exist owing to the destruction of that house.
"The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8)"
Giorgio Vasari
When he next returned to Florence, laden with honours and riches, he made a large wooden crucifix in tempera for S. Marco, of more than life-size, with a gold ground, and it was put on the right-hand side of the church.
"The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8)"
Giorgio Vasari

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