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

Low cost multispectral imaging

Our new low-cost Multispectral Imaging system was presented at RECH3, III International meeting on Retouching of cultural heritage, in Porto, Portugal. Read the postprint: A. Cosentino “Crowd funded research: low-cost multispectral imaging” RECH3, International meeting on Retouching of cultural heritage. 2015 This paper introduces the low-cost multispectral imaging (MSI) system for Art and [...]

Low cost multispectral imaging 2016-10-17T16:32:03+00:00

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin

Learn about the Technical Photography examination of the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin. The Houston Museum published an article on our latest examination in Paris at the Bibliothèque National de France.  We provide onsite technical examination of manuscripts to identify their materials and to enhance their reading. We also provide scientific equipment and we organize training programs to learn [...]

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin 2017-06-07T15:37:02+00:00

Summer Training 2016 – Low-cost methods for Art Examination

We successfully completed our first Summer Training on Low-cost methods for Art Examination. We got 5 students from Italy, Poland, Spain and Greece. Our Training courses are aimed to art conservation professionals that want to add new technical examination tools to their skills. Our Summer Training programs are only open to students currently enrolled in [...]

Summer Training 2016 – Low-cost methods for Art Examination 2017-02-10T09:41:41+00:00

Technical Photography at la Bibliothèque Nationale de France

For French speakers. CLICK and read about the technical documentation of the Aztec Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. . Le CHSOS (Cultural Heritage Science Open Source) a récemment été sollicité pour appliquer des méthodes d’imagerie scientifiquepour documenter le Codex Xolotl (Mexicain 1-10) et le Mapa Quinatzin (Mexicain 11-12) conservés [...]

Technical Photography at la Bibliothèque Nationale de France 2016-10-17T16:32:09+00:00

How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop

We provide technical photography documentation service for different kinds of art and archaeology. We deliver to you a set of technical images that reveal important information on your piece of art. This video illustrates how you can use our set of Technical photography images with Photoshop to examine your object. Technical Photography (TP) for Art [...]

How to examine Technical photos on Photoshop 2016-10-20T18:26:27+00:00