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Japanning Techniques

From: Tuesday 17.04.18
at 10:00am
To: Thursday 19.04.18
at 5:00pm
Location:

Hare & Humphreys

62 Doughty Street

London

WC1N 2JZ

Summary: 

The workshop will be practical based and attendees will leave with a a japanned panel and a box.. There will be some handouts including the historical background and technical information .The focus of the course will be on the traditional 17th Century & 18th Century japanning techniques; a la Stalker & Parker, with a range of modern materials also explored. The ethics and best conservation practice will be addressed but all in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. The emphasis will be on practical application and having fun!

Event description: 

Fee: 
£225 – £250 

Tutor: Alex Schouvaloff

Alex is a specialist in conservation of decorative surfaces, with extensive experience in lacquer and japanning. He lectures at C &G Art School and was Senior Lecturer at London Metropolitan University and has an extensive clientele in the UK and abroad.

Refunds can only be given if the reserved tickets are successfully resold.