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Conference on egg tempera as a retouching medium

From: Rachel Turnbull <rachel.turnbull<-a>
Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Egg Tempera Retouching Conference
Courtauld Institute of Art
Somerset House
London WC2R 0RN
Friday April 8, 2005,
9am - 5:30pm
lectures begin 9:45am

This, the first in a series of one day symposia dedicated to current
retouching methods, will focus on the theory and practice of egg
tempera retouching. The day is to comprise a morning of lectures and
in the afternoon there will be the exciting opportunity to take part
in a practical workshop, as well as the chance to see demonstrations
by experts in the field. The event has been jointly organised by the
British Association of Paintings Conservator-Restorers and the
United Kingdom Institute for Conservation.

Morning lectures:

    Ann Massing (Hamilton Kerr Institute)
    The History of Egg Tempera Retouching

    Alan Phenix (Northumbria University)
    Egg tempera as a paint binding medium: composition, chemistry,

    Mary Kempski (Hamilton Kerr Institute)
    The Use of Egg Tempera as a Retouching Medium

    Emily Gore (Intern Hamilton Kerr Institute)
    A Case Study Retouching with Egg Tempera

Afternoon Workshops: All delegates will have the opportunity to take
part in a one hour introductory workshop where they can experience
applying the tempera medium, building up layers and burnishing.
Teachers will be Dr Renate Woudhuysen-Keller (Hamilton Kerr
Institute), Mary Kempski (Hamilton Kerr Institute), and Pippa Balch
(Courtauld Institute). There will also be the opportunity to observe
various demonstrations, ask questions on an informal basis and visit
the trade fair.

The conference fee will include the programme, conference notes,
materials for the workshop, plus two sable retouching brushes and a
test board which delegates can take home.  Tea and coffee will be
provided, but not lunch.

UKP65 UKIC/BAPCR members
UKP55 student members
UKP90 non members

Application forms can be acquired from

    PO Box 32
    Hayling Island
    Hampshire PO11 9WE
    +44 2392 465115 (phone/fax)
    secretary<-a t->bapcr< . >org< . >uk

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