The online course in conservation and restoration of paintings systematizes the methods and procedures of intervention, exemplified with case studies. An active method is used, illustrated with images and video tutorials of the various stages of intervention.
Also available in: Português
The course price includes lifetime 24/7 access to:
- Lessons for each program topic
- Tutorial videos
- Work instructions
- Case study analysis
- Evaluation (1 final quiz)
You will learn the processes of alteration and systematize the methods and techniques of intervention in conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas .
An active method is used, illustrated with images and video tutorials of the different phases of intervention.
At the end of this online course on conservation and restoration of paintings you will be able to recognize the main pathologies and their causes.
You will learn about internationally accepted ethical and deontological principles.
You will learn, through the analysis of real interventions carried out by conservation and restoration technicians, the methods, techniques and materials of intervention applicable in different situations.
Who should take the Conservation and Restoration of Paintings online course ?
The online course Conservation and Restoration of Paintings is intended for all those who have paintings on canvas in their custody (museums, churches, antique dealers, private individuals, etc.);
Those who have responsibility for commissioning conservation and restoration projects
Technicians who, working in conservation and restoration, wish to systematize knowledge and exchange ideas in this area.
Students of conservation and restoration and museology.
Those who wish to start a professional career or pursue studies in the field of conservation and restoration.
To all those who are interested in this field.
No access requirements.
At the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued . Know more.
We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.
The course price (a single payment) includes all content and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.
The course of Conservation and Restoration of Paintings on Canvas is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence.
However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.
You can consult here the Rules of Operation of Online Courses
How it works
Course structure – Conservation and restoration of paintings on canvas
PART 1 – CONCEPTS AND PRINCIPLES OF CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION
LESSON 1 – Concepts and principles of conservation and restoration
LESSON 2 – PREVENTIVE CONSERVATION
PART 2 – BEFORE THE INTERVENTION WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND
LESSON 3 – UNDERSTANDING AND CHARACTERIZING A PAINTING
LESSON 4 – STRUCTURE OF A PAINTING – SUPPORT
LESSON 5 – STRUCTURE OF A PAINTING
PART 3 – DEGRADATION FACTORS AND PATHOLOGIES
LESSON 6 – FACTORS OF DEGRADATION
LESSON 7 – MOST FREQUENT PATHOLOGIES
LESSON 7.1. OBSERVATION OF PATHOLOGIES
PART 4 – METHODOLOGY OF INTERVENTION IN CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF PAINTINGS
LESSON 8 – CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION – METHODOLOGY OF INTERVENTION
LESSON 9 – PRE-FIXING, UNFRAME AND CONSOLIDATION
LESSON 10 – FACING
LESSON 11 – TREATMENT OF THE BACK
LESSON 12- REMOVAL OF FACING AND CLEANING
LESSON 12.1. – ALTERNATIVE CLEANING PRODUCTS
LESSON 13 – GAP FILLING AND REINTEGRATION
LESSON 14 – PROTECTION AND RE-STRETCHING
CASE STUDIES AND SUPPORTING MATERIAL
Each case is different and needs to be carefully analyzed in order to take the most appropriate conservative options.
In this section you can look at different case studies and understand the associated issues.
There is also documentation for further study of the topics covered in the course.