The Alchemy of Paint: Art, Science and Secrets from the Middle Ages

The Alchemy of Paint: Art, Science and Secrets from the Middle Ages

by Spike Bucklow

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ISBN-13: 9780714531724
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.62(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Spike Bucklow trained as a chemist. He worked in the film industry, creating puppets using prosthetics, including Ronald Reagan in Spitting Image and Jabba the Hut in Return of the Jedi. He became an art conservator, at the Hamilton Kerr Institute in Cambridge where he restores mediaeval art. He is an expert in craquelure, fixing the cracks in oil paintings.

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