A Little Straight Talk on Dyes and Fading
The left dye is Transtint metalized dye. The right dye is Lockwood analine dye. Both are water-soluble. I covered the top half of the panel and put it in a west-facing window for six months. You can see that both dyes faded (on the lower areas) but the analine dye faded more than the metalized dye. All dyes fade much faster than pigment when exposed to bright light – sunlight […]The post A Little Straight Talk on Dyes and Fading appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
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