RC.RE57.13 - Restoration of Waxworks (summer course) September / 20 hours / in the afternoon / specialization
Duration: 20 hours
Period: from Monday, September 23, 2013 to Friday, September 27, 2013
Qualification / Title issued from the course
Attestato di partecipazione
Technical topics on the construction techniques and on the various types of anatomical waxworks. Didactic guided visit to the anatomical waxworks collection of the Museo della Specola. Techniques of conservation (power point presentation). Presentation of the materials used in the waxworks restoration.
Students will works on a little colour waxwork provided by the instructor. They will execute the following works: Gluing; Colour fixing of the wax before the integration process; Reconstruction of missing parts with wax sculpting; Digital photography documentation.