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It’s here! Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2

by Malin Fabbri

  The second book in the series from World Anthotype Day
Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 - The collective research from artists on World Anthotype Day 2023
Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2023.
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Learn from the collective experience from World Anthotype Day.

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  • Format: Paperback, 100 pages, full colour
  • Size: 20.3 x 25.4 cm or 8×10 inches
  • ISBN: 9798857428597

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  • Format: Paperback, 100 pages, full colour
  • Size: 8,5×11 inches or 21.6 x 27.9 cm

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  • Format: PDF, 100 pages, full colour
  • Size: 8×10 inches or 20.3 x 25.4 cm

About the anthotype emulsions book

For the second year running, anthotype and alternative photographic process artists from all over the world came together. On Saturday, the 19th of August 2023, anthotypes were created and photographic prints were made from plants and pigments. The second World Anthotype Day was celebrated by artists creating vibrant and colourful photographs from homemade emulsions made from plants, powders or dyes, and then exposing the prints in the sun. World Anthotype Day was facilitated by a small team at and this book is a collection of the artists’ research, process and notes to learn and draw inspiration from.

The collective research of almost 140 artists from 31 countries has been compiled in this book, covering emulsions made by: Annatto, Avocado, Bahraini almond, Balloon flower, Beach rose, Beetroot, Begonia, Bellflowers, Birch, Black elder, Black swallow wort, Blackcap raspberry, Bloodroot, Blueberry, Bougainvillea, Bracken, Brown-eyed Susan, Calendula, Chard, Chokeberries, Clematis, Cocoa, Cosmos, Costa Rican pitahaya, Crown lime, Dandelion, Fennel, Fern, Fireweed, Flame vine, Genipap, Geranium, Grape, Greater celandine, Hibiscus, Hollyhock, Hosta, Indian shot, Indigo, Iris, Jaboticaba, Jamaica flower, Juneberry, Kale, Lamb’s quarter, Lamb’s-ear, Lily of the valley, Lupine, Mallow, Mango, Mangosteen, Morning glory, Mulberry, Mustard, Nasturtium, Nettle, Oak, Onion, Paprika / Pepper, Peony, Peregrina, Persimmon, Plum shiso, Pokeweed, Poppy, Pumpkin, Red cabbage, Rocket, Rose, Saffron crocus, Saint George’s sword, Service berry, Silk floss tree, Sour cherry, Spinach, Squill, Strawberry, Sweet pea, Syngonium, Tayoba, Tea, Tomato, Tulip, Tulip tree, Turmeric, Walnut, Wine, Wineberry, Wonga-wonga vine and Yerba mate.

Whether you are a beginner at the anthotype process or an experienced anthotypist, this book is invaluable and will save time in finding the next plant or pigment to use in your printing, or simply give you inspiration.

About the editor

Malin Fabbri has, over 23 years as an editor of, combined her academic and practical experience to facilitate the learning and inspirational resource that is today.

She grew up in Sweden, but, in her early twenties, moved to London to study; she earned an M.A. in Design at Central St. Martin’s School of Design. Publishing her thesis felt more like a beginning than an end and part of the research formed initiated the start of in 2000. The website still maintains its origins as a source of information and research for alternative photographic processes, representing almost 400 artists. Malin actively manages the expansion of the site as editor and created World Anthotype Day and facilitates events such as the Anna Atkins tribute event. She researches alternative photographic processes, makes her own prints and runs workshops. Malin has also worked professionally with big media names like Time magazine and CNBC Europe.

Malin is the co-author of Blueprint to cyanotypes and From pinhole to print, the editor of the alternative photography art book Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I representing 115 artists working in alternative photographic processes, and the author of: Blueprint to cyanotypes – Exploring a historical alternative photographic process,  a beginner’s book on cyanotypes’; Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants, which is the only book dedicated to the anthotype process; Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1 and 2 which contain the anthotype research of artists from World Anthotype Day; and creator of two notebooks, Anthotype notes – Document your anthotype process and Cyanotype notes – Document your cyanotype process.

She has a strong interest in all alternative processes. Malin now lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden with her two sons, Maximillian and Ruben.

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Artists in the book

139 artists contributed with research to this book:

  • Adley Rochelle
  • Ania Krypska
  • Alba Cid
  • Alexandra Whiteside
  • Alfonso de Castro
  • Alison Bell
  • Ana Laura Cazarré
  • Ana Solo
  • Andie Dale
  • Andreas Semerad
  • Andy Schmitt
  • Ann Giordano
  • Anna Leah Harting
  • Anna-Maria Thewalt
  • Anne Eder
  • Anne Guest
  • António Rebolo
  • Ayo Varillas
  • Bengisu Çaygür
  • Bernd Hutschenreuther
  • Beth D’Elia
  • Brian Richards
  • Brittonie Fletcher
  • Bruce Dunbar
  • Carmen Ayala
  • Carol Padden
  • Carolina Carmini
  • CB Campbell
  • Charlie Linhares
  • Chris G Smith
  • Christiane Schatz
  • Christine Acebo
  • Christopher Woodward
  • Clive Pigott
  • Corinne Stuart
  • Dalene Marais
  • Dani Sandrini
  • Daniela Feldman
  • Daniela Felix
  • Danilo Pedruzzi
  • David Lowe
  • Dennis Humphrey
  • Devon John Chebra
  • Diane Jaquith
  • Dianne Bos
  • Diego Batalla
  • Dominick Rivers
  • Donne Moore
  • E. Shallcross
  • Eliza Eleonora Frangelaki
  • Elizabeth Lee
  • Émilie Léger
  • Francis Schanberger
  • Guilherme Gonçalves
  • Hafsah Virk
  • Helen Kapitain
  • Huda Abdulmughni
  • Hugo von Behr
  • Ikram Bejghate
  • İlhan Sadıkoğlu
  • Inês Valente
  • Ira Kononenko
  • Isabel Se Oh
  • Isabelle Goossens
  • Ivonne Gutiérrez González
  • Jamie Lee Ohland
  • Janet Brown
  • Janice Kamide
  • Janja Bijelić
  • Jen Perena
  • Johan Alfraeus
  • Jorge A. Olave Riveros
  • Judith Sauer
  • Justine Kaemmerlen
  • Justine Reiswich
  • (nickname only)
  • Karine Resplandes
  • Karyn Hinz
  • Kate Heuston
  • Kazimierz Biernat
  • Keila Knobel
  • Kirsten Murphy
  • Larz Grenier
  • Lauren Fiasconaro
  • Lauren Miller
  • Lucas Micael Alves Do Monte
  • Łukasz Biazik
  • Malin Fabbri
  • María Piedad Aguirre
  • Marina Soares
  • Mark Jensen
  • Mary Brockson
  • Mary Kocol
  • Melanie Vasa
  • Melanie Woodhead and Samuel Woodhead
  • Michael Barath
  • Michael Dubanowich
  • Milena Michalski
  • Mirelle Medina
  • Mireya Arenas Patiño
  • Mónica Páez Espinosa
  • Montserrat Rodríguez aka nyx10110
  • Nancy Breslin
  • Narmada Sugasti
  • Natasha Guy
  • Nathalia Dov
  • Naya Gonçalves
  • Nícola Batista Loss Medeiros
  • Nicole Duprée
  • Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen
  • Paul Ligas
  • Penny Russell
  • Pere Freixa & Mar Redondo
  • Rae Story
  • Rajeev Peethambaran
  • Ralph Rinke
  • Regina Cury
  • Rhonda Lee Usipiuk
  • Richard Ray
  • Robin Moseley
  • Ronald D. Butler
  • Samuel Favre
  • Sarah Garrod
  • Sara Olivia Fuentes
  • Simone Wicca
  • Sirpa Kärkkäinen
  • Sofia Rocha Sartorello
  • Sophie Lascelles
  • Sophie Sherwood
  • Suanne Peterson
  • Suzanne Izzo
  • Syl Arena
  • Teemu Lampinen
  • Teresa Guxens
  • Tommi Hakkarainen
  • Tracy Piper-Wright
  • Ulf Rehnholm
  • Vic Fischbach
  • Wendy Currie

Anthotype emulsions

The book contains research on over 100 emulsions:

  • Annatto
  • Avocado
  • Bahraini almond
  • Balloon flower
  • Beach rose
  • Beetroot
  • Begonia
  • Bellflowers
  • Birch
  • Blackberries
  • Black elder
  • Black swallow wort
  • Blackcap raspberry
  • Bloodroot
  • Blueberry
  • Bougainvillea
  • Bracken
  • Brown-eyed Susan
  • Calendula
  • Chard
  • Chokeberry
  • Clematis
  • Cocoa
  • Cosmos
  • Costa Rican pitahaya
  • Crown lime
  • Dandelion
  • Fennel
  • Fern
  • Fireweed
  • Flame vine
  • Genipap
  • Geranium
  • Grape
  • Greater celandine
  • Hibiscus
  • Hollyhock
  • Hosta
  • Indian shot
  • Indigo
  • Iris
  • Jaboticaba
  • Jamaica flower
  • Juneberry
  • Kale
  • Lamb’s quarter
  • Lamb’s-ear
  • Lily of the valley
  • Lupine
  • Mallow
  • Mango
  • Mangosteen
  • Morning glory
  • Mulberry
  • Mustard
  • Nasturtium
  • Nettle
  • Oak
  • Onion
  • Paprika / Pepper
  • Peony
  • Peregrina
  • Persimmon
  • Plum shiso
  • Pokeweed
  • Poppy
  • Pumpkin
  • Red cabbage
  • Rocket
  • Rose
  • Saffron crocus
  • Saint George’s sword
  • Service berry
  • Silk floss tree
  • Sour cherry
  • Spinach
  • Squill
  • Strawberry
  • Sweet pea
  • Syngonium
  • Tayoba
  • Tea
  • Tomato
  • Tulip
  • Tulip tree
  • Turmeric
  • Walnut
  • Wine
  • Wineberry
  • Wonga-wonga vine
  • Yerba mate

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