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LECTURE TITLES INCLUDE:

  • How Do We Know What Colours Were Used in the Past ?
  • A Brief Introduction to Early House-paints and Their Pigments
  • Paint in a Nutshell: An Overview of Traditional Paints
  • A Review of the Colours used on Windows, Doors, and Ironwork
  • Paint Finishes to Historic Plasterwork
  • Painting on Wood: the Methods and Materials of the Housepainter 1700-1850
  • Colour on Ornamental & Architectural Ironwork
  • Practical Issues in the Repainting of 18th Century Interiors
  • Historic Paintwork and the Selection of New Paint
  • The Basic Methods of Paint Analysis & Three Projects
  • The Analysis and Conservation of Decorated Surfaces
  • Commissioning Paint Analysis
  • Paint Analysis at the George Frideric Handel House
  • Paint Analysis at the Benjamin Franklin House
  • Paint Analysis at Newhailes – Interior & Exterior Surfaces
  • Paint Issues and the Restoration of the Hampton Court Privy Garden
  • Colour in the London Town House 1700 – 1820
  • A Brief Introduction to the Pigments in Use by Robert Adam’s Painters
  • The Late Georgian Interior: Paint Colours of the Regency
  • A Brief Overview on the Use of Paint Colour in the Nineteenth Century
  • Paint in the Victorian House: Traditions and Materials
  • Eltham Palace: Early Twentieth Century Paints
  • John Fowler: Inspired by the Past ?
  • Historical Colour – Myths and Misconceptions
  • Drawing Inspiration From The Past: Historical Paint Colours and their Relevance Today
  • Traditional Paints: a Specialist Paint Merchant’s View
  • From Pig’s Blood to Microscopes – Paint at Uppark
  • Unravelling “Greek” Thomson’s Original Polychromatic Schemes at Holmwood
  • The Paint Detective
  • The Colourful Past of the Royal Festival Hall
  • The King’s Beasts: The Heraldic Beasts of King Henry VIII
  • A Tale of Two Bridges