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Workshop on porcelain restoration

From: Mireia Xarrie <info>
Date: Thursday, September 30, 2004
Workshop in the use of tinted fillings for the restoration of
April 20-22, 2005
Price: 350-400 Euros.

This technique has been developed in England over the last 10 years
of so. Through the use of self-prepared tinted epoxy fillers it is
possible to restore porcelain to a high esthetical standard by
simple filling techniques.

Day 1


1.5 hours: Lecture:

    *   Introduction to porcelain restoration--cleaning and
        preparation of objects for filling

    *   Introduction to the materials used for tinted fillings.
        Epoxy materials, pigments, and colouring media. Also,
        research and health and safety aspects.

1.5 hours: Demonstration:

    *   Looking at different porcelain types.

    *   Looking at samples of this technique.

    *   Demonstration of techniques used to make and colour filling

    *   Demonstration of sanding and polishing materials and


3 hours: Practical lesson: Making and colouring filling
materials--testing techniques on prepared samples.

Day 2

1.5 hours: Lecture: Filling larger areas--the making of "sandwich

1.5 hours Demonstration of sanding and polishing techniques

3 hours: Practical lesson: continuation of previous days
samples--testing of sanding materials.

Day 3

1 hour: Lecture: replacing missing decoration on coloured fillings
retouching with epoxies.

1.5 hours Demonstration retouching and glazing techniques Afternoon:

3 hours: Practical lesson: continuation of samples. Testing
retouching techniques.

Provided with the course:

    *   a reader of articles
    *   Syllabus
    *   Sample material for the self-made tests


    Kate van Lookeren Campagne
    Tutor in Ceramic and Glass conservation at the Netherlands
    Institute for cultural Heritage, Amsterdam and Independent
    Conservator. Active member of the ceramic group of ICOM-CC.

Place: Barcelona.
First day of the class we will start at 10am.
Language:English and Spanish
Enrollment: by e-mail or mail

Further information:

    Mireia Xarrie
    c.escoles pies 76
    pral 1
    Barcelona 08017
    +34 93 4171347
    Fax: +34 93 2123715
    info [at] balaam__art__com

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