Tag : Hampton Court

St Paul's
Nov 22nd, 2010 | | Places of Worship | No Comments

St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral was built in the 17th century and designed by Sir Christopher Wren.  While working on the Tijou Screen at Hampton Court Palace I was asked to carry out a paint analysis of the wrought-iron gates...

Patrick Baty sampling at Lancaster House
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

Some Tips on Commissioning Paint Analysis

Some Tips on Commissioning Paint Analysis by Patrick Baty Papers and Paints can be found here View Larger...

Hampton Court Palace - Red Dragon
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Palaces | Recent projects | No Comments

Hampton Court Palace

I have worked on many projects at Hampton Court Palace over the last twenty years.  The recent recreation of a Tudor garden inspired by King Henry VIII’s Privy garden was one of the most colourful.  He was...

Sep 3rd, 2010 | | Paint Technical | 1 Comment

From the Scaffold to the Microscope: my Internship with Patrick Baty

Greetings! My name is Kirsten Travers and I recently had the pleasure of working with Patrick as an intern for the past four weeks. Like all good things, my internship has come to an end. But before I return to the...

Sep 3rd, 2009 | | Colour Services | 10 Comments

Hampton Court Palace – A Tudor Garden

I researched the colours for King Henry VIII's Royal Beasts Introduction A new garden has been created at Hampton Court Palace to commemorate the 500th anniversary of King Henry VIII’s accession to the throne in...

Mar 23rd, 2009 | | Colour Services | 2 Comments

The King’s Beasts

Background Many passers-by have wondered why we recently had a collection of brightly-painted mythical creatures in the window of Papers and Paints, my paint shop in Chelsea. The reason (inevitably) is...