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Restoration of paintings

The restoration of works of easel painting is one of the most difficult types of restoration work. First, strain who get paintings may be different, depending on storage conditions. Therefore, the restoration of the paintings involves the use of a single common technology – the restoration of each piece of art is a unique process. Second, many of the canvases are painted with paints made of natural ingredients: plant extracts, egg yolk, etc. Recovery of loss and deformation of the canvas. The recovery procedure is conducted in the presence of deformation of the fabric, namely, tear, stretch, the appearance of ribbing fabric. First, remove the contamination on the edges of the burst, after which the same edges of the canvas are taken yarn and woven in accordance with the weave. It uses eye scalpel and a medical probe. Deformation can appear in the form of stretching of individual sections, the appearance of ribbing. There are various ways to restore the exposure of a picture. In many cases, all actions are performed in the complex and repeatedly. Strengthening of the paint layer - a procedure required when the occurrence of the loss exposure of a picture: the decay of the canvas with the loss of the ability to hold paint, the gap of the paint layer from the ground, shedding tiny particles of paint over the entire area of the picture.

In this case, typically use of sturgeon glue, welded by special technology. It is made in the location of damage and using a special sealing iron with a warm iron. Purification from surface contamination. Dust and biological contaminants are the biggest enemies of works of art. First, determine the type of contamination, the paint or protective coating, and only after that the selected restoration solution. Then in a small area of the canvas is the sample. If the result is positive, the picture is processed with a cotton swab that is rolled without pressure over the area of the canvas. Where there are textured brush strokes, use the scalpel.

Summing up the lost ground. Still had in mind the technical restoration of paintings in Moscow, but the restoration of the soil belongs to the category of art restoration. When shedding paint on the canvas remain gaps that should be filled with soil before the restorer will start restoration of the paint layer. If you are shedding the relief of brush strokes, to restore them used side lighting. Restoration of the paint layer. This is one of the most difficult steps that require high skill and to a large extent determines the cost of restoration of paintings. The restorer has to work exclusively within the borders of the lost plot, so it is limited to the courage of the smear, in contrast to the master who wrote the picture. In some cases, using point method, when the restored soil tightly applied tiny dots of paint. This uses paint of different colors. In the end, at a distance the dots merge into one tone that coincide with neighboring parts of the original paint. However, this will occur in the subsequent coating phase with varnish. Therefore, the restorer makes the tone a little lighter. It is very important to correctly choose the shade, knowing the properties of certain colors. In this case the main assistant is the experience of the master. Applying nail Polish. This is the final stage of restoration is necessary in order to protect the paintings. Often together with the restoration of the canvas is done and restoration of picture frames. If framing the original and ancient, in most cases, it also carries considerable historical value.

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