Training in Puerto Rico

A new Training program scheduled April 3-5 2017 in Puerto Rico for the PRSTRT's Cultural Heritage Technology and Innovation program of the Puerto Rico Science Technology & Research Trust. Followed by a lecture about Multispectral Imaging on April 6th. Program 1st day Technical Photography Technical Photography represents a collection of broadband spectral images realized [...]

Training in Puerto Rico 2017-06-01T08:57:47+00:00

Training in Spain – CAEM Centre d’Art d’Època Modern

We just delivered - Jan 20th a training program and installation equipment (technical photography kit) for the research center CAEM (Centre d'Art d'Època Moderna) and a lecture for the master (Màster Universitari en Peritatge, Avaluació i Anàlisi d'Obres d'Art). This is a successful example of our program "Training and Go". Learn with the equipment and keep it. [...]

Training in Spain – CAEM Centre d’Art d’Època Modern 2017-06-01T09:04:41+00:00

Training in Malaysia

We just delivered - December 28-30 2017 - a 3-days training program for the National Visual Art Gallery of Malaysia. Our first program in Asia. Amerrudin Bin Ahmad, Head of Collection Management and Conservation, kindly invited CHSOS in Malaysia to introduce the museum staff to our set of practical methods for art examination. The Museum [...]

Training in Malaysia 2017-02-10T09:34:58+00:00

Mapping covered paints with Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging

How to identify and map covered paints on translucent support, such as canvases? We just published:  A. Cosentino “Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging to map covered paints” Conservar Património 24, 37-45, 2016. doi:10.14568/cp2015021 Transmitted spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging in the 400-900 nm range have been applied for the mapping and tentatively [...]

Mapping covered paints with Transmittance spectroscopy and transmitted multispectral imaging 2016-12-19T04:18:57+00:00

Training in Costa Rica

Just delivered a 3-days training program for University of Costa Rica December 13-15 2017. Researchers from University of Costa Rica ( Chemistry Department ) contacted CHSOS to hear about our work on multispectral imaging and learn about our global approach to studying works of art. The chemists and also the physicists from their Materials Science [...]

Training in Costa Rica 2017-06-01T09:06:56+00:00

Training for Australian University

We just delivered a 5 days training program for Monash University, Australia and Malaysia campuses, in the Monash University Prato Center in Italy. 23 international students from Asia and Australia learned our practical methods for art examination and they were involved in field projects in Prato and Florence. We taught the first week of “Diagnostics [...]

Training for Australian University 2017-02-10T09:38:25+00:00

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon

This new paper is a valid example of the application of non‐invasive imaging methods (technical photography and multispectral imaging) before and after the conservation treatment of a work of art. Read our latest publication Pre and post Conservation Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon from Taormina, Sicily This paper reports on the [...]

Imaging Diagnostic on a 14 th Century Gilded Icon 2016-11-21T16:45:16+00:00

Training for art collectors from Mexico

Just delivered a 3-days Training program, Sept 14-16 2016 for two participants from Mexico. Miguel and Beatriz came from Monterrey to take our training and, as usual,  enjoy Sicily.   Art examination methods tested during this training Our students and training around the world Next Training: Costa Rica   [...]

Training for art collectors from Mexico 2017-02-10T09:43:36+00:00

Free XRF Spectroscopy Database of Pigments Checker

Just published new paper DOWNLOAD NOW  Pigments Checker is a collection of swatches of historical pigments that offers art professionals, conservation scientists, conservators and fine art photographers, a tool to evaluate and test their imaging and spectroscopic methodologies for pigment identification. “Pigments Checker Free Spectra Database” is an ongoing project that wants to thoroughly characterize each pigment in [...]

Free XRF Spectroscopy Database of Pigments Checker 2016-10-17T16:32:03+00:00