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Course on wirework and composition ornamentation

From: Suzanne Sacorafou <suziesacorafou<-a>
Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
A Two-day decorative course in the production of wirework and
    composition ornamentation
    Lincoln University
Brayford Pool
Lincoln LN6 7TS
+44 1522 882000
Tuesday - Wednesday, March Wednesday 11-12, March 2014
9.30am- 5pm on both days
(lunch nearby 12.30 - 1.30 not included in the price)

For many years conservators have been faced with the problem of
dealing with decorative composition that has gained its support from
wire. This course will enable you to repair and replicate missing
ornamentation, whether it is a missing candle sconce on a pier
mirror or a relief on a gilt frame.

On completion of the course you will have produced a wire-work
sconce.

Price: The course is for a maximum of 10 people:

    Icon Members UKP150
    Student Members UKP130
    non-members UKP175.

Booking: To secure a place or for more information please contact:
gdsg.events<-a t->gmail< . >com (This e-mail address is being protected from
spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it).

Course Details:

Day One:

    Develop the techniques for soft soldering on sheet metal and
    wire.

    The preparation of proteins and the application of bandaging to
    the wire-work.

Day Two:

    The rehydration of pre-prepared composition.

    Pressing of composition into fruit wood moulds.

    The application of the composition onto the wire-work.


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