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[Sep 30, 2016] Paint on the Move (Dudley)

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by Karen Morrissey, Sep 4, 2016.

Paint on the Move
Start Date: Sep 30, 2016 10:00 PM
End Date: Oct 2, 2016 05:00 AM
Time Zone: Europe/London +01:00 BST

Black Country Living Museum
2, Tipton Road
Dudley DY1 4SQ

Posted By: Karen Morrissey

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  1. Karen Morrissey

    Karen Morrissey New Member

    Sep 4, 2016
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    Heritage Railway Volunteer:
    No I do not currently volunteer
    The forthcoming, two day Traditional Paint Forum conference is aimed at those people engaged in the conservation and restoration of paint coatings and livery to transport heritage, from classic cars and lorries to railway locos like Flying Scotsman.

    Further information and tickets are available on Eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/traditional-paint-forum-8362920509, but hurry, because ticket sales have to close on 21st September 2016.

    Speakers include:
    • Anthony Coulls, Senior Curator, National Railway Museum the Amazing Technicolour Scotsman (looking at the various colours it has been and why)
    • Helen de Saram, Conserator and Collections Manager, National Railway MuseumConserving a Restoration - taking the care of the object forward
    • Matthew Hancock, Conservator, Royal Armories discussing the use of XRF to analyse paint on heavy artillery
    • Geoff Wallis, G W Conservation, will be talking about the issues of conservation and restoring metalwork
    • Saskia Huning, Huning Decorations, and Helen Hughes, HIRC, will present a joint paper on the research and recreation of the first decorative scheme of Abbey Pumping Station
    • Ian Hewitt of Heritage Painting will present a short talk on 'Painting the Legend', giving us an insight on the restoration of the Flying Scotsman. He will be undertaking sign writing demonstrations throughout the day and will be on hand to discuss both techniques and brushes.

    • Mike Dobby, Analystical Consultant, will be demonstrating analysis of coatings using a hand-held XRF machine.

    • Enamelling of metal was an important industry in the black country and is much in evidence around the museum of enamelling as a protective and decorative coating. Carol Griffiths will be taking a closer look at these techiques, with demonstrations of sifting enamel powder & use of stencils & firing, sgraffito in wet process dried enamel and wet packing a cloisonné design.

    • A new feature of this year’s conference will be an ‘Any Questions’ section; attendees and members will have the opportunity to put questions to the forum.

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