What we do

Our Services

Oil/Acrylic Paintings 
Conservation

Treatments include;

  • Cleaning- Dirt, Varnish Overpaint removal
  • Consolidation of flaking paint
  • Repair of canvas tears or holes
  • De acidifying canvas
  • Lining or strip lining, and re-stretching of canvas
  • Wood panels and cradle repairs or worm treatment
  • In-painting areas of damage, loss or reconstruction of detail where paintings have suffered past abrasion
  • Conservation spray varnishing
Before
After

Paper Conservation

Paper conservation treatments include;

  • Removal of old acidic mounts
  • Cleaning to remove acidic spots and staining
  • treatment to mould and worm infestation

Frame Restoration and
Gilding

Frame conservation treatments include;

  • Removal of discoloured Bronze paint
  • Repair and re-casting of damaged composition details
  • Re-gilding with Water gilding or Oil gilding as appropriate
  • Burnishing or toning down with washes to create a perfect finish

Re-Framing & Finishing

 

  • Liaising with client to select and finish new      bespoke frame and moulding of their choice
  • Conservation, museum mounts and backing    boards
  • Conservation and Museum glass

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