New Methods of Cleaning Wall Paintings using gels (Slovenia)

Date/Time: 11 Jun 2018 - 16 Jun 2018
Tutor(s): Richard Wolbers
Price(s): £675.00

This 6 day workshop is in 2 parts. The first part, held at the Restoration Centre, Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Ljubljana, consists of 3 days of morning lectures, on the theory of cleaning and the use of gels, and afternoon practical sessions where participants will be making up solutions and testing them in the studio. The second part will be a 3 day practical worksite held on nearby worksites in Ljubljana where participants will undertake supervised practical work/tests on wallpaintings in an historic building, making use of the solutions/gels prepared in the studio during the previous 3 days, working out best practice and putting it to the test.

Accommodation and food in Ljubljana is not included in the course fee.


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