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Author Archives: Scott M. Haskins

About Scott M. Haskins

Scott Haskins has been in professional art conservation since 1975, specializing in the conservation/restoration of easel paintings, murals and art on paper. FACL, Inc. is known nationally for doing A+ work no matter the size or difficulty of the project. We are happy to do a quick cleaning on a family heirloom. Our client list and resume is also full of very satisfied clients of large, difficult/complicated projects at remote locations. Excellent services are also available as an Expert Witness/Legal Testimony in art related matters. Consultation on art related projects occur regularly including extensive insurance evaluations for insured or insurer. Services are offered worldwide. Scott M. Haskins is also author of the "Save Your Stuff" series, educational information, materials and supplies to help people protect and save their treasured family heirlooms and collectibles at home and office. He can be reached at 805 564 3438. Video and written testimonials at http://www.fineartconservationlab.com/testimonials/

Lining Large Paintings Highlighted by American Institute for the Conservation of historic and Artistic Works

An action photo of the lining process (art restoration treatment) of three 30′ paintings in this month’s header of the Facebook page of the AIC, highlighted the art conservation practice of Fine Art Conservation Laboratories. Independent art conservators are represented … Continue reading

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Seville Golden Age of Spanish Painting at the Museum of Fine Arts

By  Scott M. Haskins, Fine Art Conservator
I invite you to come along with me on a recent trip to Seville, Spain. On this trip I was hoping to see and expecting to see the exquisite paintings of the Spanish Golden … Continue reading

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Expert Historic Preservation Consultant On Extra-Ordinary Baroque Murals Hidden Away in Northern Italy

The magical art of illusion and perspective.
Restoration of historic murals of masterpiece quality.
Garda Lake has been a highly appreciated resort area since Roman times. On one side of the lake is Brescia and the other side is Verona, both centers … Continue reading

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Rip Repair and Saving Historical Painting of Bishop Ranch Santa Barbara (Goleta) by Henry Chapman Ford

Historic Oil Painting from 1875 of Bishop Ranch- Glen Annie in Goleta, CA by Henry Chapman Ford saved from destruction
Scott M. Haskins, Painting Conservator
 

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Public Art Protection Varnishing Murals and Oil Paintings for Future Maintenance

A common concern for public art on display is protection against accidents, even vandalism, and to find a way to make the often valuable artwork safe for maintenance. Seismic safety, especially along the Wasatch Front in Utah, both for the … Continue reading

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The Preservation Idaho Award

The State of Idaho named Fine Art Conservation Laboratories (FACL, Inc.) in its award of the Orchid and Onion Award from The Idaho Historic Preservation Council for the mural conservation treatments of the two Minerva Teichert murals in the extensive … Continue reading

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Mural Restoration Expert Appointed by the City of Los Angeles

Public Art Division –
City of Los Angeles Art Collection Appoints
Fine Art Conservation Laboratories

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Professional Associate of AIC (American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works)

 
I’ve just arrived in Chicago for the week of the 2017 annual meeting of the American Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). See the video Art Walk-About tour from this visit to Chicago at the end … Continue reading

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Art Conservation Painting Restoration Client Testimonials from Orange County, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City

Nothing is as powerful as a spontaneous testimonial from a satisfied client. But can you trust the word or opinion of another person? Perhaps they don’t know the difference between a stretcher bar and a strainer? But, WHAT IF you … Continue reading

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Smoke Damage on Artwork – We work as a sub to disaster response companies

Liability during clean up is a big issue with smoke damage on paintings and other artwork-collectible objects. I mean, we are specialized in treating paintings and all our professional art restoration services center around doing this correctly. How can an … Continue reading

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