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 https://www.fineartconservationlab.com/testimonials/

National Magazine Photo Shoot On Art Restoration

A nationally distributed-online and in-print magazine is featuring Fine Art Conservation Laboratories for the painting restoration of a high profile historical painting (which will, for the time, remain nameless… sorry). The photographer thought he would grab a couple of quick … Continue reading

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Garda in USA

Cultural event about Garda Lake in the USA A very special invite from Scott M. Haskins and Fine Art Conservation Laboratories to have, as our guest, an authentic Northern Italian lunch and live Garda Lake Italian cultural webinar THIS SATURDAY … Continue reading

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Lost Post Office WPA Mural Found, Restored, and Installed in San Francisco Bay Museum

WPA mural saved, preserved, restored and installed in Bay Area museum. Chat with Fine Art Conservation Laboratories about your art. Continue reading

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A 2,000 Year Old Greek Geared Calculator For Astronomy

This is not an article about art conservation but the incredible technology known and produced anciently was irresistible to me for posting. I hope you find this a wondrous evidence of the human mind… especially in ancient times. I had … Continue reading

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A Section of Santa Barbara Mission Original 1785 Lienzo Mural Restored And On Display

I’ve posted previously about the exciting research, fundraising and mural conservation efforts for an extremely important and historic element of the main chapel of the Santa Barbara Mission. The 1786 backdrop was designed with architectural features, statues and lots of … Continue reading

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Rediscovering The Important Genius of The Woman Who Broke The Mold of French Fine Art High Society At The End Of The 1880’s, Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann

Elisabeth Jerichau-Baumann was born in Poland of German parents, who painted in Italy, was adored in France, admitted to the harems of the Ottomans and got away with creating erotic paintings of mermaids. She is considered an important figure in opening … Continue reading

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Master Degree Level Collection Care and Public Outreach at Queens University with Ann Shaftel

Queen’s University – Masters in Art Conservation Program Public Outreach For Students and Alumni Using As An Example “Treasure Caretaker Training” The Margaret Light Visiting Scholar Ann Shaftel  Today is the first day of an entire week of THANGKA events … Continue reading

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You Think Your Art Has Faded? Maybe Not.

Fading of art is something about which I get a lot of questions. Some of the types of items that I notice fade the fastest and of which there is the biggest change of color are: Many Asian cultural items … Continue reading

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Brigadier General Chuck Yeager Valued Expert Professional Advice and Consultation Provided to Edwards Airfare Base by Scott M. Haskins

With Brigadier General Chuck Yeager’s passing on Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7th last week, a flood of memories of my childhood years came back as I remembered the fascination with the flights to breach the atmosphere with the X-15, the … Continue reading

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Painting Restoration Los Angeles Testimonial Gratitude for the FACL Art Conservation Team

Meet the experts at https://www.FineArtConservationLab.com We provide door to door services throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Thousand  Oaks and Santa Barbara areas  Note our media page: https://www.FineArtConservationLab.com/media-room. See the playlists on our YouTube channel for … Continue reading

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