In a message dated 10/21/2004 1:20:54 PM Central Daylight Time,
> oil of cloves sometimes helps.
> Subject: rancid tempera ! Help!!
> I've come across some tempera (left over from last year) that seems to have
> fermented and developed a horrid odor (rotting meat?)....pleh.
Be VERY scant with oil of cloves, just a drop or two. It will delay dry time
and if you use too much, it will stop drying completely.