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October 2014

Training a mural painting conservator and an architectural photographer

2017-02-10T09:50:01+00:00

Just finished the 5-days training program for two staff of the HERCULES laboratory - University of Evora, Portugal. Milene Gil, a conservator specialized in mural paintings and Manuel Ribeiro, a professional photographer expert in the documentation of historical and modern architecture. Their training was funded by the PRIM'ART project (Portugal Rediscovering Mural Art)  (FCT PTDC/CPC-EAT/4769/2012). The [...]

Training a mural painting conservator and an architectural photographer 2017-02-10T09:50:01+00:00

Testimonials World Map

2016-10-17T16:33:18+00:00

CHSOS has celebrated 2 years. The first post dated back to October 11th 2012. CHSOS mission is to promote innovative, affordable and sustainable technologies for art examination and documentation publishing 116 posts and 9 publications on open access journals. If you are a follower and you got help regarding your studies or your work from [...]

Testimonials World Map 2016-10-17T16:33:18+00:00

SHARE your Training program with CHSOS!

2016-10-17T16:33:18+00:00

CHSOS is launching the Shared Training option.  So far, you could request and schedule a training program at your best convenience at the CHSOS studio in Sicily or you could request it in your location. Though, students and some professionals cannot afford the total fee of a full 5 day program on their own.  CHSOS [...]

SHARE your Training program with CHSOS! 2016-10-17T16:33:18+00:00

September 2014

We made the cover story! Discovered Frescoes in Sicily

2016-10-17T16:33:19+00:00

Just published on the free online magazine, Archeomatica, 2, 2014. This paper presents the discovery of these frescoes and their examination performed with technical photography, XRF, and FORS (Fiber Optics Reflectance Spectroscopy).  This paper steams from a collaboration that CHSOS has had  with University of California San Diego (XRF spectroscopy) and GHT Photonics (FORS spectroscopy) [...]

We made the cover story! Discovered Frescoes in Sicily 2016-10-17T16:33:19+00:00

August 2014

New Master Thesis on Low-cost Multispectral Imaging

2016-10-17T16:33:21+00:00

Camilla Perondi took a training course on multispectral imaging  last year and just recently she got her master degree in Science for the Conservation-Restoration of Cultural Heritage. I was her co-supervisor for her thesis “2D and 3D documentation, digital preservation and valorization of cultural objects using Digital Single-Lens Reflex cameras”.  She presented as case studies the art [...]

New Master Thesis on Low-cost Multispectral Imaging 2016-10-17T16:33:21+00:00

July 2014

Arduino for Panoramic Infrared Reflectography

2016-10-17T16:33:29+00:00

For those who take the 5 days train­ing course on multispectral imaging and technical 2D and 3D photographic methods  can be provided on request an Arduino programmed circuit board for Panoramic Infrared Reflectography. The Arduino solution was proposed in this post “Panoramic Infrared Reflectography. Arduino electronics”.  The panoramic method was introduced in the post “Panoramic Infrared [...]

Arduino for Panoramic Infrared Reflectography 2016-10-17T16:33:29+00:00

Belgian Association of Conservators Bulletin – Panoramic Multispectral Imaging

2016-10-17T16:33:30+00:00

Just published “Panoramic Multispectral Imaging: Training and Case studies” on the Belgian Association of conservators Bulletin, 2nd Trimester, pp 7-11, 2014. David Laine, the Bulletin vice-president and painting conservator at Iparc cvba, told me that they were preparing an interesting issue on different kinds of analyses in conservation. This encouraged me to submit a paper [...]

Belgian Association of Conservators Bulletin – Panoramic Multispectral Imaging 2016-10-17T16:33:30+00:00

May 2014

Pigments Checker

2016-10-17T16:33:39+00:00

For those who take the 5 days train­ing course it is pro­vided a free Pig­ments checker. This is a col­lec­tion of swatches of 54 his­tor­i­cal pig­ments that have been applied using gum Ara­bic as a binder on a cel­lu­lose and cot­ton water­color paper, acids and lignin free, com­mer­cial­ized by “Fab­ri­ano”, 270gr/m2. This paper is not [...]

Pigments Checker 2016-10-17T16:33:39+00:00