Conservation of Works on Paper
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Conservation of Works on Paper

– For every work of art on paper that survives today intact or relatively intact, it’s hard to estimate, but there are probably many, many more works on paper that didn’t survive. Our department cares for the collections of drawings, manuscripts, and photographs. I personally am a conservator of photographs. The conservation of drawings, manuscripts, and photographs is grouped together…

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Watercolor Tutorial | How to create a botanical painting | Rijksmuseum
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Watercolor Tutorial | How to create a botanical painting | Rijksmuseum

Today, we’ll show you how to make a lifelike botanical drawing.. by looking closely at the work of Maria Sibylla Merian. Hi everyone and welcome to the Rijksmuseum’s very own creative channel: RijksCreative! This season we’ll show you everything you need to know about watercolors.. inks and even blueprints! So grab your brushes and let’s go! This is our teacher…

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