Conservator’s anonymous: Post-its from the edge

Katherine Holbrow

Abstract

A series of quick tips collected from conservators at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center are presented along with a brief discussion of the advantages and drawbacks of the “tip” format. Tips include recommendations for digital image manipulation, casting with rigid vinyl polysiloxane compound and filling losses with Acryloid B72/alpha-cellulose putty. Finally, inpainting on high gloss translucent ceramics by combining Golden Acrylic colors, gels and media is discussed, with examples.

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