Summer Training 2018 – Practical methods for Art Examination – SAVE THE DATE

We just completed our 2° Summer Training on Practical methods for Art Examination in beautiful Sicily with students from Italy and Belgium and we are launching today our 3° Summer Training for 2018. Our Training courses are aimed to art conservation professionals that want to add new technical examination tools to their skills. [...]

Summer Training 2018 – Practical methods for Art Examination – SAVE THE DATE 2017-08-10T09:39:05+00:00

Technical examination for Statues – suggestions and a case study – St. Elijah in Comiso, Sicily

We just performed a diagnostics service for a statue of St. Elijah, in Comiso, Sicily. This is a good opportunity for our art conservation community to review technical photography, spectroscopy, and other tools for the documentation of antique statues,  a preparatory examination for the conservation treatment which is undertaken by the Conservation Studio Tiziana Cilia [...]

Technical examination for Statues – suggestions and a case study – St. Elijah in Comiso, Sicily 2017-06-28T12:43:22+00:00

Training in Qatar – National Library – Paper conservation

We just delivered on May 7-11 a  Training program for the Qatar National Library (QNL), in Doha, Qatar.  This was a 5-days program focused on paper conservation. It was part of our Train&Go program. CHSOS provides equipment, installation, test and training in one convenient solution. CLICK HERE for more info on Tran&Go. The Training was held at [...]

Training in Qatar – National Library – Paper conservation 2017-06-19T10:37:40+00:00

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris

We just performed (March 20 and 21) Technical Photography documentation of other Aztec manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.  These documents have European writing in the Aztec language, Nahuatl, on them that is no longer legible. They also have corrections to non-alphabetic indigenous writing with the potential to become legible through  Technical Photography. Dr Jerry [...]

Technical Photography of Aztec manuscripts in Paris 2017-07-03T11:23:09+00:00

Training in Qatar – Museum of Islamic Art

We just delivered on March 15th a new Training program for the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.  This one-day program was focused on Gorgias, our branded Reflectance Spectrometer for Art. Thanks for the warm welcoming we had from the conservators in Qatar and especially to Geraldine Christiane Aubert and Aristoteles Georgios Sakellariou which made this event [...]

Training in Qatar – Museum of Islamic Art 2017-06-01T08:54:40+00:00

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