Paper Conservation and Preservation (online)

4.5 1 opinion
University of the Arts London (UAL)
Online
  • University of the Arts London (UAL)

£350
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Important information

Typology Course
Methodology Online
Duration 4 Weeks
Start 06/02/2018
  • Course
  • Online
  • Duration:
    4 Weeks
  • Start:
    06/02/2018
Description

This 4 session online course will introduce you to the key factors contributing to the deterioration of paper-based artefacts, as well as methods of preservation and conservation.


Paper is a fragile medium, and yet so many valuable items (artwork, books, texts, photographs, contracts, vintage posters, collectibles) are paper-based. If you own or are responsible for artwork or any valuable paper items, or are looking to start a career in conservation and preservation, then this course is relevant for you.

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Where and when

Starts Location
06 Feb 2018
Online
Starts 06 Feb 2018
Location
Online

Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in conservation, seeking an introduction into the area of conservation for paper-based collections and cultural artefacts including: books, prints, drawings and photographs. Perhaps you are looking for a short taster before pursuing a career or qualification in conservation. It will also be of interest to anyone studying fine art, or art history, or anyone who works or would like to work in galleries or museums.

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4.5 02/03/2017
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What you'll learn on the course

Works
Contracts
Art History
Art
Conservation
Books
Prints
Drawings
Photographs
Paper conservation

Course programme

Course Topics

  • Specific causes of damage to paper artefatcs including light, temperature and atmospheric polluntants
  • The Condition Checking process
  • Best practice for exhibiting works in a gallery setting
  • The technical language involved in conservation
  • The Preventation conservation process


Course Outcomes


By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a a professional conservator
  • Professionally examine a paper-based artefact
  • Structure your own Condition Report
  • Learn techniques to deal with types of damage