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Art Preservation Houston – Art Conservation Houston

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Art Conservation Houston – Art Preservation Houston As an art conservation and art preservation expert in Houston, Maris Salmins loves his work. Art is his passion. His passion is the art conservation and art preservation of oil paintings through restoration. His skill in oil painting restoration brings new life back to old, damaged oil paintings […]

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Craquelure – Clean Oil Paintings – Paintings Restoration – Houston

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  “Maris, the work you do means a lot. I am glad you helped me to decide to save something that may have otherwise been gone. Preserving old art is important. I like the way the colors are visible but that it still keeps to the muted shades of the low daylight.  I can see your attention to preserving […]

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Repair Painting Houston

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My client had a painting that was priceless. It was painted by his great great grandmother. The subject was his great grandfather. It was painted in the 1880’s. He wanted a frame from the same period as his painting which was very dirty from smoke, old varnish and normal aging. It also had a small hole. A […]

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Fine Art Restoration – Houston

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  Is there a line in the restoration process where you stop or continue working even when it goes against restoration ethics? How can a restorer have the “nerve” to recreate other artist’s works? I saw this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2J2dByE3_wg and my first impression was horror. How could he be doing what he did? He was […]

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Cheap Oil Painting Restoration Houston

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In the words of a wise man, Milford Stevenson, risk can be avoided, deferred or accepted. That’s what you need to think about when you are considering using a cheap fine art oil painting restorer. We have seen some comical, yet sad work done by cheap restorers. Whether you are a gallery or auction house […]

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Paintings Restoration Service Houston

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                   Paintings restoration service Houston is a good description. We are also conservators. Suggestion… take a look at the testimony areas of the website. You will see that we restore antique paintings in Houston and beyond. We not only do restoration for galleries, auction houses and collectors, […]

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Art Restoration Houston – Oil Paintings

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If you are needing picture restoration, Life on the Wall is here to help! Art restoration, Houston, is our passion!  If you need art restoration, you know that you can trust someone who will supply you with more referrals than you probably have time to contact! Cleaning an oil painting is just the beginning of what […]

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Repair Water Damaged Oil Painting Houston, Texas

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Restoration Water Damaged Oil Paintings Houston (Texas – Louisiana) The important word to remember here about restoring water damaged oil paintings is “RISK”. Floods around Houston in Kingwood, Missouri City, Rosenberg, Katy, Galveston and other areas close to Houston and beyond throughout Texas and Louisiana. When paintings absorb a lot of water and there is […]

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Art Restorer Houston

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Art Restorer Houston Maris Salmins – Art Restorer Houston My name is Maris Salmins and this is my story… I was born in the country of Latvia in 1957. My farthest dream even in my teens was that I would one day be a renowned art restorer in the US. Okay, I exaggerate a little […]

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Do you really want the risk of a bargain restoration?

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Everyone knows that inflation is happening everywhere on the globe. That includes not only food and vehicle repair, but also the area of fine arts.  From buying fine art to framing to restoring and conserving and even display materials.  At Costco, two three pound bags of almonds are $43.99! Yes, it is true! Obviously, your paintings […]

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