Anthotype Day 2022 entries

Onion (Allium cepa L.) + Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) + European blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) + Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.) anthotype by Lukasz Biazik

Onion (Allium cepa L.) + Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.) + Others anthotype by Lukasz Biazik

“Anthop-pop” by Lukasz Biazik
Country: Poland
Plants used: 1. Onion (Allium cepa L.); 2. Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.); 3. European blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus L.) + 4. Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.)
Parts used: 1. All; 2. Petals; 3. Berries; 4. Root
Application: brushing
Exposure time: 1. 2 days; 2. 2 days; 6. 3 days; 4. 3 days
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: 1. ** (Medium); 2. * (Low); 3. x (Almost none); 4. ** (Medium)

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Petunia, Brooklyn (Petunia violacea) anthotype by Brittonie Fletcher

Petunia, Brooklyn (Petunia violacea) anthotype by Brittonie Fletcher

“I needed to get a little Lisa Frank on this” by Brittonie Fletcher
Country: USA (representing Scotland)
Parts used: Petals
Application: Sponge Brush
Exposure time: 3 days north light average UV 6 in New York, USA
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: Moleskin paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium) (unsure on some – the moleskin paper I tried was a little ehhh)

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Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) + Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis) + others anthotype by Agnes Greta Erdelyi

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) + Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis) + Others anthotype by Agnes Greta Erdelyi

“Look at the birds of the air” by Agnes Greta Erdelyi
Country: Hungary
Parts used: fruit / crop
Plants used: Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis), Redcurrant (Ribes rubrum), Blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum)
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 4 weeks
Month, season and year: July – August, summer, 2022
Substrate: watercolour paper 300 gsm
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

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Northern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) anthotype by Francis Schanberger

Northern White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) anthotype by Francis Schanberger

“Three Barbie Camisole Nightgowns” by Francis Schanberger
Country: USA
Parts used: Leaves
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 56 minutes
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022, noontime
Substrate: Heavyweight Fabriano Artistico Cold Press from the 1990’s, about 640 gsm coated with gesso.
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

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Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) anthotype by Karen Carson

Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa) anthotype by Karen Carson

“Three Summer Graces” by Karen Carson
Country: USA
Parts used: Overripe strawberries
Application: Foam brush
Exposure time: 3 days, 8-10 hours each day in bright sun
Month, season and year: July, summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

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Red Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra) for making anthotypes

Red Cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra) anthotype by Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand

“Flora & Fauna” by Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand
Country: Canada
Parts used: Red Cabbage core and 2 handfuls of leaves + cooking water from previous meal preparation + 1 teaspoon of alum to alternate color.
Application: Soaking 3 days in the refrigerator
Exposure time: 12 days on and off sunshine
Month, season and year: Summer 2022 end of July and beginning of August.
Substrate: 100% organic sateen cotton 120gsm
Contrast of final print: * (Low)

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