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Pigment sampling

Now that we know there are traces of pigments on some of the Classical sculptures, it is time to take samples of all colours found on these objects. 153 more words


More Mosaics!

Over the last few weeks I’ve been making more mosaic coasters, however unlike my previous equestrian themed pieces, these have more of a classical flavour. 167 more words


I Am In Love With Eve

We visited Berlin, Vienna, Prague and London on our recent vacation.  Amazing art in every city, amazing architecture on every block, amazing life-changing experiences in every country.  217 more words

XRF: X-Ray Fluorescence

After having identified the sculptures that still bore traces of pigments, the next step was to do x-ray fluorescence. This is a non-invasive technique used for the identification of non-organic pigments. 428 more words


Seeing Red: VIL and IRR

In addition to UVF, we did Visible-Induced Luminescence (VIL) imaging on all the sculptures and, a couple of times, we did Infrared Reflectography (IRR) as well. 764 more words


My Fair Lady

I have had a crush on this girl for over a year. I first saw her at Behnke’s, our local nursery, and was caught off guard by her beauty. 129 more words


picasso's ceramics

PABLO PICASSO, 1881 – 1973, fell in love with a new creative medium in 1946. he was already 65 years old and was considered as one of the most influental artists of the 20th century, known for co-founding the… 220 more words