Restoration artist Lou McClung has been rescuing and restoring religious statuary for over ten years. He uses the skills he has gained through construction work and as a professional make-up artist, to breathe new life into damaged or neglected statuary. Contact him at 216-228-9950 to begin your restoration project.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Statue Restoration by Lou McClung


Lou McClung specializes in statue restoration. This slideshow shows you before and after images of some of the statues Lou has restored. For more information you can visit his restoration website www.divinestatues.com.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Article about Ongoing Restortation Work

Lou McClung doing statue repainting

There is an article about the ongoing restoration work of artist Lou McClung on the Museum of Divine Statues blog.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Pope

 Before and After

Pope
From: Chicago
Material: plaster and horse hair
Date: mid 20th century
Manufacturer: Daprato
Notes: Restored from monochrome to polychrome by airbrushing using gold flakes suspended in a lacquer base to enhance the depth and shimmer of the gold.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

St. Terese



St. Terese
From: St. Hyacinth Parish Cleveland, OH (closed 2009)
Material: plaster, horse hair and glass eyes
Date: mid 20th century
Manufacturer: Daprato
Notes: Had been re-painted at an earlier date; re-painted by Lou