Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Only 8 days left!

Reposted from Preplist
Eight days remain for early registration and abstract submission for the 6th Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium at the RTMP.

Workshops will include:
Cast painting
Adhesives and consolidants, next chapter by Amy Davidson
An introduction to safe hoisting and rigging
Digital specimen photography and curation of digital archives
Plaster types and their uses
Silicone moulding rubbers by Silicones Inc.
Air scribe care and maintenance by Bill Murray
Vacuum casting
And the adaptation of lab and field techniques for public programs.

More information will follow soon on the official website

Monday, January 14, 2013

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Ca. early 1960s(?) From the VPL archives