sepia

The dayligth experimental protocol is presented in the above pictures, aiming at testing lightfastness for indigo and cuttlefish sepia in direct outdoor sun exposure for one month (August 2005).

raining

As a control, a 22x11 cm brick was used to protected from sun a part of each painting, it isn't all that bad.

Copal resin acts here as a medium and as a varnish, something of a mystery, it is not uninteresting.

After one month in very harsh outdoor conditions:

final