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Author of The Painter’s Handbook to give demonstration

04 May

Mark Gottsegen, an expert on oil paints, traditional painting materials and the chemistry behind modern paints, works as Administrator of the Artists Materials Information and Education Network, is Material Research Director at the Intermuseum Conservation Association and author of The Painter’s Handbook.  He will be in Oberlin on Thursday, May 6th at 4:30.  He will give a lecture and demonstration in Classroom I.  His demonstration will include how to grind oil paint starting with raw pigment, a valuable process to understand when squeezing your paint out of a tube.

This lecture was organized by Heather Galloway, painting conservator at the Intermuseum Conservation Association in Cleveland.

 
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Posted by on May 4, 2010 in Visiting Speaker

 

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