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African Lily (Agapanthus africanus) anthotype by Anna Leigh Clem

“Looking Up (on Agapanthus)” by Anna Leigh Clem
Country: USA
Parts used: Petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 8 days
Month, season and year: July, summer, 2020
Substrate: Watercolor paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

African Lily (Agapanthus africanus) anthotype by Anna Leigh ClemAfrican Lily (Agapanthus africanus) for anthotypesAmount: Handful for each print
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Vodka
Layers: 5
Used to create image: Positive on OHP paper

Challenges or observations:
The sunlight exposed through the shadows of the positive, lowering the overall contrast. I learned about doubling up on positive transparencies for more density shortly after making this print.

Instagram: @aapertura

Additional information: Another name for African Lily is Agapanthus.

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