1. Mix 1 yolk with 2 teaspoons water, whisking until frothy. It's important to do this ratio of yolk to water.
2. Meanwhile, crush chalk (pastel chalk works best, though we used plain chalk) with a large smooth stone. Try to get the chalk as dusty as possible, though chunks make for an interesting finished piece.
3. Paint away!
|Crush chalk. Chalk pastels work best. This is plain colored chalk.|
|After whipping egg yolks with water, add crushed chalk.|
|Notice the interest flecks of chalk not ground into dust. (9 years)|
|Freestyle! (6 years)|
|The paint gives a lovely glossy sheen. (10 years)|