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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   ART

How to care for oil paintings. Covers environmental considerations, routine care, cleaning, lining, and securing a qualified restorer.
AMERICANA Nov-Dec 1978 (v.6#5) pg. 80

How to restore a flat surface to a finished watercolor without ruining the painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 83

Advice on caring for large-format artworks.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1992 (v.9#4) pg. 69

Painting for the future. How to make your artwork last for a lifetime and beyond.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 98

Advice on the best way to store paintings on finished canvas panels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 22

An easy and inexpensive way to shrink wrap drawings and watercolors in a protective plastic film to protect them from dirt while displayed for sale.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 8A

Tips on using old record racks and other commercial display racks for storage of paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 8A

Tips on how to document the materials and processes used in producing an artwork so a conservator would know how to treat the work if it ages poorly or becomes damaged.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1994 (v.11#10) pg. 6A

An explanation of standards for lightfastness of artists' watercolors and advice on precautions to avoid unnecessary fading and bleaching.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 76

A summary of the types and causes of deterioration in oil paintings and restoration techniques.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 80

Tip shows how to alter a firewood storage rack to store matted or framed paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 32

How to prevent mold growth and flaking on art canvasses.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 68

Tip shows how to make a miniature portfolio that shows copies of artwork.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 24

The hazards of plastic laminating pastel and water-media artwork and advice on safer alternatives to protect them.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 74

How to clean an oil painting on Masonite board.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 74

Tip describes using metal skirt/slacks hanger for hanging pastels.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 75

Tips on cleaning cigarette smoke residues from a painting's surface and on avoiding smoke deposition.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 81

Technique for using a soldering iron and hair dryer to seal paintings in plastic shrink-wrap.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 38

Information on the acidity of stretcher bars and their impact on art preservation.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 41

Advice on things to consider when doing a painting for a time capsule that is to be buried for 100 years.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 38

An explanation of things that cause yellowing of whites in paintings and some possible solutions suggested.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 67

How to care for artwork. Tips on matting and framing, glass and acrylic coverings and how to clean and restore prints, oils, pastels and watercolors. Also suggests the most desirable atmospheric conditions for your artwork.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1974 (v.52#12) pg. 14

How to care for fine art.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1979 (v.57#11) pg. 122

Restoring oil paintings. The structure of an oil painting, how to line a canvas, stretching and cleaning, and applying a varnish coating.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 51

Tips on covering an old painted folk art scene with varnish (or some other finish) in order to protect it.
HOME MECHANIX #730 Feb 1989 (v.85) pg. 88

Tip: How to clean an old oil painting of grime, grease, and smoke by using half an onion.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1984 (v.12#2) pg. 43

Saving graces. A conservator's secrets for mounting, matting and preserving valuable artwork and precious documents.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1989 (v.166#2) pg. 73