Home Art Chat Greeting Cards Art Chat Library Blind Series Linda’s Artwork Artistic Harmonies Blog Color Your World! Art Books 4 Sale Linda’s Biography Study With Linda Art Chat Library [Edit Inline] All the Art Chats in One Place! This is where you can watch/listen to all Linda’s Art Chats. The list runs from the most recent to oldest art chats, including those that were done as AMO Art Chat. Enjoy! Restoration, Conservation and Collecting Advice with Doug Eisele In this Art Chat, Linda welcomes Doug Eisele, owner of the oldest and more respected gallery in Cincinnati, Eisele Gallery of Fine Art and Old World Restorations. Whether you are an artist or collector, there are many things you need to know to make wise decisions that will affect your painting’s ability to be restored. We will touch on what artists should know tackling questions about materials as well as when the painting should be varnished. These are only two of the many topics we’ll discuss. If you are a collector, we will talk about what you should look for before investing in a painting. How do you know if the painting will last? Are you making a good investment? What other clues should I be looking for? Should I look at the back of the painting? What is restoration? For what reasons is restoration done? What is the difference between conservation and restoration?