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Historical Society Webinars, Book Award, Mural Conservation… its been a busy week!!

I’m aghast!! The last blogpost was Aug 14th!! That went by quick… We’ve got a lot going on and every other day seems like Friday. There are lots of fun, interesting and new things goin’ on at Fine Art Conservation … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell’s Mural-Monument to the LA Chamber Orchestra News Article

This is a very nice article in today’s LA Times about the 20th anniversary of Kent Twitchell’s Monument to the LA Chamber Orchestra. What a fantastic visual treat it is as you come up the 110 Freeway from the south … Continue reading

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Graffiti Removal From LA 1984 Olympic Freeway Murals To Begin- Details and Video

Mural restoration and graffiti removal in downtown Los Angeles will begin Tues. This will be the first 101 freeway mural of 4 that are covered with graffiti. Then, after these 4 are looking good, another 8 murals that are part of … Continue reading

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Art Conservation Consulting Overseas, Out of State, Door to Door

I consulted with a client in Hawaii today about doing the conservation work and making several historic paintings of volcanoes and lava look their best. As an aside, while good photos might be helpful in having a better conversation over … Continue reading

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Kent Twitchell Partners With Scott Haskins to Finish Art Conservation of Mural at Biola University

This video link of the art conservation/restoration of monumental realistic beautiful outdoor mural by Kent Twitchell at Biola University will take you to the dedicated page for this project. Kent teamed up with Scott Haskins to resolve difficult conservation questions … Continue reading

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Dutch Old Master Painting Glows After Cleaning

The art conservation on this beautiful Dutch Old Master, oil on panel, was just completed for an art collector in Las Vegas. Even though it was a pretty painting, I think he bought it for a very good price at … Continue reading

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Meeting with Clients in Las Vegas and Utah

I’m on the road right now, meeting with private clients in Las Vegas, NV and Murray, and with museum clients in Springville, UT and in SLC. Springville Art Museum Director, Vern Swanson was thrilled with the cleaning and lining we … Continue reading

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Mural Removal – Hyde Park Mural Project in London, England

Scott M. Haskins is an expert mural restorer/conservator: Just got a call from an organization to save an important mural from demolition in London, England. They’ve asked me to be the trouble shooter for the removal of the mural from … Continue reading

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Antique Oil Painting of Old Time Circus Requires Tricks for Cleaning

  I want to show this picture partly because its a very interesting painting and partly because you might enjoy hearing about kind of a strange way of cleaning a painting. Cleaning is part of the art conservation/restoration process but … Continue reading

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Armin Hansen Paintings From The Monterey Museum of Art – Video on Cleaning Armin Hansen’s Paintings

We had the wonderful opportunity to clean two of Armin Hansen’s masterpieces from the collection of the Monterey Museum of Art because we had the lovely recommendation to the museum by Terry and Paula Trotter of Trotter Galleries in Carmel. … Continue reading

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