The manner to keepe your colours faire.
THey must be refined from their waste if they be scule, by letting them of∣ten settle in fayre water, after they bee grownd, pouring away the sayle, and re∣freshing the colour, which being done put there to •uns water of one monethe restning. All sorts of Byse, if they bee not countersait with sand or glasse, may not be grow•d, but blaunched in water vntill the Byse settle lyke a pasts 〈…〉 and smooth together, then 〈…〉 gaue water, •ane other than of 〈…〉 Ara∣becks.
Also euery seuerall colour, especially Byle, must be first layde 〈…〉, and after 〈…〉 as 〈…〉 of the counter∣〈…〉.
For enter mising of colours, that the 〈…〉 of 〈…〉 after the lyfe. 〈…〉 the cou∣lours are 〈…〉 day 〈…〉.