Reporter: Kate Appleby (UK)

Nov. 01, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.6 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

This week, I've continued to restore the copy of Carpaccio's painting. Once the bolo is dry and fish glue has been applied, the gold leaf can be added. The gold leaf is cut and placed on a sue… [Read more]


Sep. 16, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.5 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

On Monday, in my Painting for Restoration class, I worked from a copy of Durer's drawing 'Praying Hands' (1508). I used grey paper to provide a mid tone to work on, so I could later add highli… [Read more]


Sep. 04, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.4 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

My first class of the week involved restoring a hole in a painting. Elena had already mended the hole and applied stucco so that it was ready to be painted. My task was to paint the hole with … [Read more]


Aug. 22, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.3 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

Having drawn the Madonna in Andrea del Sarto's 'Madonna Delle Arpie' (1517), I chose to focus on a different figure for my watercolour painting. My painting in progress. I had to start … [Read more]


Aug. 15, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.2 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

This week I started 'Painting for Restoration' classes and my first task was to create a copy of a painting in pencil. This is the drawing in progress. The materials I used were waterco… [Read more]


Aug. 05, 2022 | Posted in Blog, Restoration of Paintings , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Kate Appleby | Course: Restoration of Paintings
Restoration of Paintings vol.1 (Short Course_Kate Appleby)

1. My first task of the course is to practice restoring a painting by filling in missing areas. I chose to restore 'The Dream of St. Ursula' (1495) by Carpaccio. Elena, the tutor, cut out area… [Read more]