Vermilion paint, made from mercuric sulphide, was then splashed onto the image's wrists, feet and body to represent blood." Mc Crone analyzed the shroud and found traces of chemicals that were used in "two common artist's pigments of the 14th century, red ochre and vermilion, with a collagen (gelatin) tempera binder" (Mc Crone 1998).
"These so-called experts come along with their theories about big waves and big fish, and their visitor centre, but I'm sick to death of them." He added: "Where would Loch Ness be without the world's best known forgery, the Surgeon's Photograph?It is also claimed that the image is not a painting but a miraculously transposed image.Skeptics believe that the shroud of Turin is just another religious relic invented to beef up the pilgrimage business or impress infidels."All empirical evidence and logical reasoning concerning the shroud of Turin will lead any objective, rational person to the firm conclusion that the shroud is an artifact created by an artist in the fourteenth-century."The "shroud" of Turin is a woven cloth about 14 feet long and 3.5 feet wide with an image of a man on it.Actually, it has two images, one frontal and one rear, with the heads meeting in the middle.