Creating & conserving

Lessons
The conservator's eye
What is conservation?
About color
Painting materials
Painting conservation
How to paint like...
Painting terms in action
Sculpture
Printmaking
Drawing and manuscripts
Photographs
Ceramics and lacquer
Mosaic, metalwork and glass
Textiles
Frames
Architecture
Quiz: materials and techniques
About this unit
Brought to you by Smarthistory. Learn how the ancient Greeks fired their ceramics, how renaissance artists created luminous oil paintings and the techniques developed by modern masters. Visit a museum and see what a conservator sees.