John Canning & Co. is a registered provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIACES).
We provide this service for architects and contractors and can offer learning presentations either in person or through a webinar.
RESTORATION & PRESERVATION THROUGH INVESTIGATION
Each preservation project has two questions: What do we have? and What should we do with it? Through project case studies we will evaluate the use of a historic paint investigation and plaster survey and how, through the investigative process, the restoration of decorative finishes and the preservation of original plaster surfaces were implemented.
SACRED ARCHITECTURE & DECORATION: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLOR & ORNAMENTATION
This course explores the importance of the decorative arts in relation to architecture. The program will expound on the connection between the two art forms functioning together in fitness, proportion, and harmony with Owen Jones as a foundation.
TRADITIONAL PAINTS: 1800 THROUGH 1960
This presentation will focus on traditional paints used in the painting and decorating industry from the 1800s to the 1960s, and also the rudiments of paint chemistry and the way tradesmen of this period mixed and manipulated the rations to suit a particular application or decorative treatment.
HISTORIC PLASTER CONSERVATION, RESTORATION, & PRESERVATION
The presentation will provide an overview of the steps and processes involved with a plaster survey, as well as, take a closer look at plaster restoration, replication and both mechanical & adhesive stabilization processes.
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