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Lavender (Lavandula), Spinach (Spinacia oleracea), Blue butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea), Basil (Ocimum basilicum) anthotype by Émilie Léger

Mix of Lavender (Lavandula), Spinach (Spinacia oleracea), Blue butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) and Basil (Ocimum basilicum) anthotype by Émilie Léger

“Lavande” by Émilie Léger
Country: Montréal, Canada
Parts used: Petals from lavender petals; leaves from spinach and basil; buds from blue butterfly pea
Amount: 4 spinach leaves, 4 basil leaves, 4 lavender buds, a dozen blue butterfly pea buds
Extracted by: Mortar and pestle
Thinner: Tap water
Application: Brushing with paint brush and sponge

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Avocado anthotype by Ralph Rinke

Avocado, probably “Hass” from California / Mexico (Persea americana) anthotype by Ralph Rinke

“Slice-Acado” by Ralph Rinke
Country: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Parts used: Skins: cleaned off all the flesh and chopped finely
Amount: 30 grams
Extracted by: Soaking in 100 mL distilled water with 10 mL of ammonia added, over
a period of one to two weeks. The ammonia will bring out the reds: shake/stir to
aerate the emulsion every day to intensify the colour
Thinner: Distilled water for smoother, easier coating
Application: Brushing with synthetic brush

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Beetroot (Beta Vulgaris) anthotype by Alba Cid

Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) anthotype by Alba Cid

“Japanese blossom” by Alba Cid
Country: A Coruña, Spain
Parts used: Root
Amount: Half
Extracted by: Pre-cooked and peeled beetroot mashed in a blender
Thinner: A bit of tap water (I did 2 others with vodka alcohol and the results were more fuscia)
Application: Brushing

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Bloodroot anthotype by Alexandra Whiteside

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) anthotype by Alexandra Whiteside

“Golden Toad” by Alexandra Whiteside
Country: Texas, USA
Parts used: Fresh root/rhizome, purchased online
Amount: Two dozen 1″-3″ chunks of fresh roots, chopped into thin slices (about 2 cups of material)
Extracted by: Simmering of mixture
Thinner: Distilled water and reagent-grade pure alcohols (ethanol; possibly some methanol)
Application: Brushing on paper with a mop watercolor brush

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Avocado anthotype by Clive Pigott

Avocado (Persea americana) anthotype by Clive Pigott

“Grief” by Clive Pigott
Country: Wellington, New Zealand
Parts used: Skin of the ‘pear’
Amount:Whole of ‘pear’ skin
Extracted by: Chopping, mortar, soaking and squeezing through muslin
Thinner: Isopropyl alcohol
Application: Brushing

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