Surface cleaning of dirt, smoke, and the accumulated unwanted “Stuff” that adheres to the surface of an oil painting. Original varnish removal, over time, varnish begins to darken, ‘it’s as if you are viewing the painting though amber-brown tinted glasses’. Combined with the accumulation of years of dirt, smoke and grime, the result is a painting that has become dark with many details obscured or lost. The repair and stabilisation of the picture support i.e. Wood panel, metal, paper, cardboard, composition board and canvas, professional picture restoration by painting restorer Alan Brown
For surface cleaning. old varnish removal. repairs to holes/tears in canvas, boards or panels. Re – Lining of damaged canvas.