Medieval Capstone: Special Collections Illustration Preview

Hey, everybody! So, I’ll be meeting with Marjan tomorrow to look at the book and get more information about its history and possible ways to treat the problems with it, hypothetically. Now, this another part of my project, where I’ll be making illustrations for the Special Collections Code of Conduct (or Rules for Researchers) which can be…

Read More

I started a Patreon!

I started a Patreon a couple days ago! For those of you who don’t know, Patreon is a website you can act as a “Patron” to an artist, gamer, filmmaker, musician, and other types of creators on a monthly basis. Now, you can fund somebody for a single month then cancel your pledge, but personally,…

Read More

Imperial Monterey Session 2: Gunk Scraping!

In my past conservation projects, I learned that a crucial part about conservation may involve fixing past repairs, usually made by owners and sometimes fix-it shops. Weeks 2 and 3 of my internship at MPF Conservation were such a reminder of this fact. During the second week, Katie and I went shopping for strapping leather at Oregon…

Read More

Kintsugi Study

This is an original sketch I did using Gimp rendering software. I’ve been taking a Photoshop class this term and it’s actually helping me understand Gimp a whole lot better. This is a quick digital painting I did of a Kintsuge style pottery. Kintsuge is a Japanese form of conservation which involves adhering broken pottery…

Read More