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Black Grape (Vitis vinifera) + Geranium (pelarnonium) anthotype by Lökidore Laurence

“Love is Hope” by Lökidore
Country: France
Parts used: Grape skin and geranium petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 3 days including 1 with sun and 2 with mixed weather
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper 300gr/m2.
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Black Grape (Vitis vinifera) + Geranium (pelarnonium) anthotype by Lökidore LaurenceBlack Grape (Vitis vinifera) + Geranium (pelarnonium) for making anthotypesAmount: The skin of 30 grapes and 10 geranium flowers (+ water and alcohol) for about 3 pictures
Extracted using: Cooking
Thinner: Tap water and alcohol
Layers: 5
Used to create image: Laser printed OHP positive

Challenges or observations: Boiling helps to get the purple colour. Geranium added some vividity.

Instagram: @lokidore_laurence
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Anthotypes open an infinite spectrum of creativity and are a great way to get closer to nature and all its wonders. I recently fell into this world and cannot believe how fantastic it is!

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