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Amaranth (Amaranthus viridis) anthotype by Tina Tryforos

“Family Meal (1993/2022)” by Tina Tryforos
Country: USA
Parts used: Stems, flowers, leaves
Application: Brushed
Exposure time: 6 days
Month, season and year: August, Summer, 2022
Substrate: Stonehenge drawing paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Amaranth (Amaranthus viridis) anthotype by Tina TryforosAmaranth (Amaranthus viridis) anthotypeAmount: Approx. 2 tablespoons
Extracted using: Blender
Thinner: Distilled water
Layers: 2
Used to create image: Lith negative from 1993

Challenges or observations: My first try, this worked brilliantly. The second and third time, it rained during exposure and the image mostly washed out.

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