cleaning of dirt, smoke, and the accumulated “stuff” that adheres to the surface of a painting.
Original varnish removal
over time, varnish begins to darken, ‘it’s as if you are viewing the painting though amber-brown tinted glasses’. Combined with the accumulation of years of dirt, smoke and grime, the result is a painting that has become dark with many details obscured or lost.
The repair and stabilization of the picture support i.e. Wood panel, metal, paper, cardboard, composition board and canvas
Painting restoration is a work of art. The careful and precise mixing and application of paint, replicating the original artist’s technique, will allow a casual or trained viewer to enjoy a unified work of art.