Presentation Talk. The Leather Conservation Centre
What is leather and how is it made?
What is leather (continued)
Dyes (Part 1)
Cleaning materials and techniques; humidification; consolidation
Evening Repair materials; adhesives
Species identification, tanning method identification and examination techniques pH/Ts
Dyes (Part 2)
Tour of Book Conservation Studio
Evening Surface infilling and replacement techniques. Taking moulds
An opportunity for student presentations, to share problems and solutions.
Tour of Furniture Workshop
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
After her degree in Fine Art, Rosie completed a Graduate Diploma in Conservation of Book and Library materials at West Dean College of Arts and Conservation. She has been a full-time member of the LCC Team since 2016 and is the Studio Manager.