Most stained glass studios know the basics of inspecting a repair job and fleshing out a proposal to do the work. But not all studios have the experience and skill sets to tackle restoration projects that require documentation. This two-part class will help any studio ramp up your ability to deal with projects that are difficult to visually inspect, and with projects that require complete documentation from beginning to end.
Soaring to New Heights: What Types of Information Can Drones Collect for You?
Drones are famous for collecting and transmitting real-time data for places where a person can’t safely or easily go. But you don’t have to be part of the DOD to take advantage of that technology.
Adam Dusenbury of White Cloud Drones (San Antonio, TX) will explain and demonstrate how flying drones can to be used in our industry to help with inspecting difficult-to-access sites. He will cover the latest in technology, such as laser measuring, flare-infrared, and mapping. And he will compare the pro’s and con’s of self-owned drone technology vs. the hiring of drone contractors.
Documentation is Not a Dirty Word: The Why’s and How’s for Stained Glass Restoration
Documentation is a lot easier than you think. It’s a requirement for major projects and one that is extremely valuable to both restorer and client.
Jules Mominee of Mominee Studios (Evansville, IN) will take us through the process of providing documentation that complies with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Historic Preservation, for stained glass restoration projects. He will cover the requirements and tools – like photography, Photogrammetry, and archival procedures – for gathering and organizing all the data necessary to create a complete record of a historic stained glass window – enough to be able to accurately replicate it, if need be, and to document precisely what was done.