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Blueberry (Vaccinium sect. cyanococcus) anthotype by Tian Shi

“Will fall, will not fall, hope of the cat” by Tian Shi
Country: Belgium
Parts used: Blueberry berry
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 3 weeks
Month, season and year: August , summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Blueberry (Vaccinium sect. cyanococcus) anthotype by Tian SheBlueberry (Vaccinium sect. cyanococcus) anthotypeAmount: 3 tablespoons ( 70 g)
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Alcohol
Layers: 3
Used to create image: Laser printed positive

Challenges or observations:
The blueberry juice is difficult to smear on the paper evenly; the sun exposure time is very long.

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Additional information:
Anthotypes are ghostly images that fade away, a bit like a perfume fragrance. The anthotype is for sight what perfume is for smell: a magical and ephemeral instant.

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