Chromatic Reintegration Techniques


Conservation and Restoration

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 45,0 PL + 2,0 OT

- Carla Maria P. Calado Rodrigues do Rego
- Ana Rita de Sousa Gaspar Vieira

Not applicable.

Students will be provided with theoretical and practical skills of visual perception, retouching methods and materials in order to develop both manual ability and sensitivity to manipulate colour; they will practise with different colour retouching techniques in practical exercises done in class.

1. Basic principles of vision and the visual perception;
2.Light, colour and form.
3.shape and state of conservation of the visible image.
4. Classic retouching techniques: principles; visible and mimetic retouching; reconstitutions.
5. Retouching materials.

Evaluation Methodology
Final classification: class performance (30%) + Portfolio (70%)

- SCARZANELLA, C. e CIANFANELLI, T. (1992). La percezione visiva nel restauro dei dipinti. L?intervento pittorico. PROBLEMI DI RESTAURO, RIFLESSIONE E RICERCHE. Firenze: Edifir Edizione
- ARNHEIM, R. (1994). Arte & Percepção Visual, Uma Psicologia da Visão Criadora. S. Paulo: Livraria Pioneira Editora
- ELLISON, R. e SMITHEN, P. e TURNBULL, R. (2010). Mixing and Matching, Approaches to Retouching Paintings. . Londres: Archetype
- MERLEAU-PONTY, M. (2000). O Visível e o invisível. . São Paulo: Ed. Perspetiva
- Albers, J. (1975). Interaction of color. London: Yale University Press

Method of interaction
Lectures, practical exercices and tutorials.

Software used in class
Not applicable