14th Masterclass - Tracing Paper Conservation - July 2017

Thursday, 6 July, 2017 to Friday, 7 July, 2017
Deadline: 
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017
Place: 
Porto

20|21 Conservação e Restauro, a Portuguese contemporary art conservation studio, has invited Hildegard Homburger to teach a two day workshop aimed at paper conservators.

This two-day workshop offers an intensive and personalized introduction to the historic manufacturing processes for tracing papers and hands-on practice with mending tears and losses, flattening, tape removal, dyeing, mending paper and lining techniques. Participants will understand the material properties of tracing paper and how these affect conservation decisions and treatments.

Topics will include:
An introduction to the history of tracing paper manufacturing processes.
Introduction to various treatment techniques – tape removal, tears, losses, mending and flattening.
Practice of the following treatments - mending paper dyeing, tear mending, lining and paper pulp application.
Discussion of different case studies.

How to apply? Please contact the organization via e-mail 2021@2021.pt or phone +351 960 080 607 or +351 222 085 498

For more information see the attached information leaflet.