Materiais 3

Conservação e Restauro
4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- António João de Carvalho da Cruz

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
a) Know the main coloring materials and the main organic materials with structural function
b) Know the history of their use
c) Know the main technological processes related to their manufacture and their use
d) Know their chemical (composition) and physical properties

Program
1. Coloring materials
1.1. Pigments
1.2. Dyes and lakes
1.3. Writing and drawing inks
2. Organic materials with structural function
2.1. Wood
2.2. Paper
2.3. Vegetal fibres (cotton, flax and hemp)
2.4. Leather and parchment
2.5. Animal fibres (silk and wool)

Evaluation Methodology
Average of experimental reports (30 %) with tests during the semester or final exam(70 %). Each of the components must be rated at or above 10.

Bibliography
- Cruz, A. (2004). As Cores dos Artistas - História e ciência dos pigmentos utilizados em pintura. Lisboa: Apenas Livros
- Brill, T. (1980). Light. Its Interaction with Art and Antiquities. New York: Plenum Press
- Tímár-Balázsy, A. (2002). Chemical Principles of Textile Conservation. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann
- Nicolaus, K. (1999). Manual de Restauración de Cuadros. Köln: Könemann
- Kühn, H. (1986). Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities. Volume 1. London: Butterworths

Method of interaction
Lectures on various materials and theoretical-practical classes where some materials are synthesized or caracterized.

Software used in class
Not applicable.