Someone wants me to paint an Indian lady on a osterage egg shell. I have acrylic and oil which would last longer on an egg shell? I would rather do arylic becuase it dries faster...but if oil will stick better I would rather use oil.

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I have no idea what an ostrich egg texture is like.   Is it like a chicken egg (which are easy enough to test paint on) or like a turtle egg (more like leather than bone)?

Can you ask an ostrich farmer for a broken shell?

I have painted on chicken eggs using acrylics with a layer of mod podge or gel medium to seal paint

cathrine

 i paint emu eggs and i use acrylics - the only thing you should do is make sure you put a base coat on - usually a gray or black and after the project is done use a clear acrylic to seal the paint so it doesn't chip or fade

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