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Subject: Course in casting and molding

Course in casting and molding

From: Jessica Johnson <jessiej>
Date: Monday, February 13, 1995
The Materials Conservation Lab of the Texas Memorial Museum, University
of Texas at Austin and International Academic Projects Summer Schools
will be sponsoring a course, "Making High Quality Replicas of Museum
Objects", to be taught by Benner Larson, author of "Moulding and Casting
of Museum Objects".  Participants in this highly developed practical
laboratory course will learn the techniques of making high quality resin
replicas for exhibition and conservation purposes.  Topics covered will
include: molding and casting materials and their safe use; mold making
principles; making silicon rubber molds for multiple replicas; mixing,
storing and using epoxy resin; the application of pigments; finishing
and retouching.

The course will be held in Austin, Texas.  Tentative dates are
November 6-10, 1995.  For additional information contact:

    Jessica Johnson
    Course Coordinator
    Materials Conservation Lab
    PRC #122
    10100 Burnet Road
    Austin, TX 78758.
    Fax: 512-471-6090
    JessieJ [at] utxvms__cc__utexas__edu

Jessica Johnson

                  Conservation DistList Instance 8:64
                Distributed: Thursday, February 16, 1995
                        Message Id: cdl-8-64-006
Received on Monday, 13 February, 1995

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