Restoration of Paintings

Accademia Riaci (Florence, Italy)
In Florence (Italy)

Rs 14,000
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  • Training
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Duration:
    8 Months

Restoration of Paintings. Art History. Color Theory. Three Dimentional Design. Foundation Drawing and Painting. Introduction to Art. Museology. Biology. Chemical and Physical Techniques used in Examination of Art Materials. Paintings Techniques. Color Mixing and Matching. Technology and Conservation. Techniques of Examinations & Documentation. Developing Successful Portfolio.
Suitable for: [Language of Instruction: Italian / English]. Initially designed for international students, this course is an accelerated version of the BASIC COURSE, giving an opportunity to acquire materials of equal quality in a year to a single semester with language assistance by an English interpreter. The courses provide a wide range of knowledge and technique even beyond the field of arts.The volume of lessons, subjects and homework will be equally challenging. Students will be equipped with the most basic to the highest level of skill in a concentrated learning environment.Diplomas are issued.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Via de' Conti 4, 50123, (Indicar), Italy
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· Requirements

1. High School Diploma or its equivalent / College Degree or its equivalent 2. Sufficient language proficiency in either Italian, English, or Japanese 3. If available, a portfolio on CD-ROM of 12 artworks that best represent the student's work style.

Course programme

Taught in Italian or English

The program of restoration of paintings is designed to provide students with the education and training required to prepare them for career as conservators of those material artifacts that are of artistic, historic, or other cultural significance. The instructional program at Accademia Riaci prepares students for continued professional growth and development throughout their careers and gives them an appreciation of the possibility to contribute to continuing evolution of restoration profession. The program emphasizes the importance of understanding and respecting the aesthetic and cultural significance of artifacts requiring restoration, the scientific and technical means of identifying the materials employed in the fabrication and restoration of artifacts, and the understanding of their properties, the modes and mechanisms of the deterioration of art and restoration materials, the procedures and techniques employed in restoration documentation, the importance of interdisciplinary study that fosters the student’s creative learning in different restoration specialties and allied fields. Students undertake research projects, laboratory work, and seminars in special areas of restoration such as climatology or the problems ethnographic and archaeological artifacts and gain intensive restoration experience through advanced fieldwork.

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