Training, Lectures & Seminars

Lynne regularly delivers lectures and seminars, and provides practical training on the conservation and care of ceramics and glass. Lynne has produced a range of teaching materials from NVQ to MA level. She has trained and mentored students from the UK, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, Italy and Malta.

 

TRAINING COURSES:

TASTER WEEKEND COURSE: The Conservation-Restoration of Pottery & Porcelain.
Whether you want to learn how to repair pottery or porcelain, you are a collector wishing to identify repairs, or someone considering a career in Ceramics Conservation-Restoration, this taster weekend is just what you are looking for! This 'Taster' weekend will introduce the most up-to-date techniques and materials used in the repair of pottery and porcelain; whether these are antiques, family heirlooms or everyday objects. Through practical hands-on work you will experience the art, craft and science of this fascinating discipline. At the end of the weekend you will have the knowledge to undertake basic repairs and care for your own treasured items with confidence.  
 
Course Content:
• Understanding your ceramic object • Choosing the correct materials for the job • Removal of previous repairs • Cleaning methods • Bonding simple and multiple breaks • Filling small missing areas • Refining filled areas • An introduction to colour matching and hand retouching • Related health and safety considerations 

Course Fee :  £185.00 (£35.00 deposit required with the booking form). Included in the course fee are all the materials and tools necessary for the course. Participants will be required to bring their own apron/protective clothing and at least 3-4 items of pottery or porcelain to work on/discuss during the course. These could have hairline cracks, chips, old restoration or be broken in several pieces etc 

NB. Places are limited to 4 per course so early booking is essential to avoid disappointment 

Course Dates 2012
•Autumn Dates tbc.

Daily Programme Coffee is available from 9.30am and the course starts at 10am. A light lunch will be provided at around 12.30pm and tea and cake mid-afternoon.The course finishes each day at 4.30pm. 

 Booking a Place:  Please call Lynne Edge on 0151 924 0447 or email edgeconservation@btconnect.com to request a booking form.

Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery - Weekend Course 13 - 14 July 2013. See the following link  http://www.bmag.org.uk/events?