Five Online Conservation Webinars from The Lincoln Conservation Team

Event Date:2 July 2020 2:00 pm — 30 July 2020 3:00pm

The Lincoln Conservation Team are offering a series of free, interactive and informative Online Webinars throughout July 2020. Each session is 1 hour in length, with ten minutes dedicated to Q&A’s.

Find the full information on how to sign up on their website.


Conservation, Restoration and Replication of Decorative Surfaces in Historic Buildings

Date: Thursday 2nd July 2020

Time: 2pm

Hosted by: Paintings Conservator & Architectural Paint Researcher, Rhiannon Clarricoates ACR (click here for full bio). 

Topics Covered: 

  • To understand what is meant by ‘decorative surfaces’ in the context of historic buildings​
  • To be aware of potential for discovery of wall paintings and significant decorative surfaces in historic buildings ​
  • To appreciate the difference between conservation, restoration and replication​
  • To gain a practical understanding of some decorative techniques

3D Scanning and Digital Replication in the Historic Environment

Date: Thursday 9th July 2020

Time: 2pm

Hosted By: Director, Dr Mark Gardiner (click here for full bio) and Business Development Manager, Michael Poole (click here for full bio). 

Topics Covered: 

  • To understand the workflow from initial 3D data capture, data manipulation and the various options to create physical or virtual ‘outputs’​.
  • To understand the different types of 3D data capture recording techniques and applications.
  • To understand benefits of scanning for the built environment, objects and architectural features.​
  • To understand some of the processes available to replicate historical features and objects from the built environment​.
  • To understand some of the limitations of scanners, scanning and digital replication.​

Conservation Awareness on Site

Date: Thursday 16th July 2020

Time: 2pm

Hosted by: Conservator & Research Fellow, Paul Croft (click here for full bio). 

Topics Covered:  

  • Understand what listed building status means​
  • Appreciate the meaning of significance​
  • An introduction to recognised standards​
  • Health & Safety risks in historic materials​
  • Recognising historic material​
  • The impact of bad practice​
  • The importance of protection​
  • Methods and materials to protect

Revealing a Building’s Decorative History

Date: Thursday 23rd July 2020

Time: 2pm

Hosted by: Conservator & Architectural Paint Researcher, Phillipa McDonnell (click here for full bio). 

Topics Covered: 

  • To understand what Architectural Paint Research is, and what it can achieve.
  • To refresh knowledge on legislation concerning Architectural Paint Research.
  • To understand the method an process of Architectural Paint Research. ​
  • To be able to create an informed brief.​
  • To understand what to expect for a report and judge quality.​
  • How to use the report and research outcomes.

Virtual Immersive Environments

Date: Thursday 30th July 2020

Time: 2pm

Hosted by: Conservator & Architectural Paint Researcher, Phillipa McDonnell (click here for full bio) and Business Development Manager, Michael Poole (click here for full bio). 

Topics Covered: 

  • What are Immersive Environments in the Heritage Sector?
  • Main uses of Immersive Environments Scanning in the Heritage Sector, including recording buildings, virtual site visits, public engagement.
  • The key benefits and limitations of Immersive Environments Scanning in the Heritage Sector.
  • Viewer experience and capabilities.
  • Host experience and capabilities.
  • Subscription and extraction of data.
  • Timeframes.
  • Preparation for scanning.

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