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Spring 2012 Schedule — Tuesday, 12:30 - 2:00 PM and Thursday, 12:30 - 4:50 PM  version 120415

Week Date Topics
1 Jan 26
  Jan 31
Feb 2
3 Feb 7
Feb 9
  • Finishes 2
    • Early Victorian finishes
    • Moss, Henry, ed. 1994. Paint in America, Washington, DC: The Preservation Press
      • Colonial and Federal America byAbbott Lowell Cummings Richard M. Candee (pp.18-41)
      • House Painting in Britain by Ian Bristow (43-53).
    • Late Victorian finishes
  • Lab (paint mixing — wear appropriate clothes)
    • Paint technology
    • Substrates
    • Properties: optical, mechanical
    • Raw materials: film formers, pigments and dispersion, solvents and solubility
    • Finishes to circa 1840
    • Earth pigments; slaked lime,oil, distemper
4 Feb 14
Feb 16
5 Feb 22
Feb 23
  • Field trip
    • John B. Vaughan, Architectural Conservation Services, 190 High Street, Bristol, RI
6 Feb 28
  • Discuss
Mar 1
  • Lecture and exhibit (in lab)
7 Mar 6
Mar 8
  • Lecture and exhibit (in lab)
8 Mar 13, 15 Spring Break field work for Rock-to-Stone assignment
9 Mar 20
  • Dicuss
  • Architectural Conservation Assessment
    • Architectural Conservation Assessment assignment
Mar 22
  • Architectural Conservation Assessment
10 Mar 27
Mar 29
  • Masonry
    • Masonry cleaning
    • Field trip: Bristol
11 Apr 3
Apr 5
12 Apr 10
  Apr 12
13

Apr 17

Apr 19
14 Apr 24
  Apr 26
15 May 1
  May 3
  • Site visit
    • Troy City Woodwork, 394 Kilburn Street, Fall River, MA. Brendan Kinnane, President.
16 May 8
  • Wrap up
May 10
  • Reading day
17 May 14-16
  • Exam period