WAD Prev Years Colour: Purple

Fireweed, common (Chamaenerion angustifolium) anthotype by Sirpa Kärkkäinen

Fireweed, common (Chamaenerion angustifolium) anthotype by Sirpa Kärkkäinen

“A flying fantasy beetle” by Sirpa Kärkkäinen
Country: Helsinki, Finland
Parts used: Petals
Amount: 100 grams
Extracted by: Centrifuge in a blender
Thinner: Boiled tap water, a teaspoon of glycerol and vitamin C. First mixed the flower petals and a minimum amount of the boiled tap water in a blender, then filtered the mixture with cheesecloth. Mixed a teaspoon of glycerol into the solution. In the end, mixed an effervescent vitamin C tablet into the solution and mixed well
Application: Brushing

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Peregrina (Jatropha integerrima Jacq.) anthotype by Ira Kononenko

Peregrina (Jatropha integerrima Jacq.) anthotype by Ira Kononenko

“Peregrina, leaves and flowers” by Ira Kononenko
Country: La Habana, Cuba
Parts used: Flowers
Amount: 700 mL glass jar full of flowers to 10 tablespoons of rum
Extracted by: Marble mortar and pestle
Thinner: Havana Club Rum 3 years aged, 40% alcohol
Application: Left paper for a couple of days on a wide plate soaking in a thin layer of emulsion until the liquid evaporated and paper dried

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Redbud (Cercis canadensis), Violet, Common blue (Viola sororia), and Blueberries, wild (Vaccinium angustifolium) anthotype by Dominick Rivers

Mix of Redbud (Cercis canadensis), Violet, common blue (Viola sororia), and Blueberries, wild (Vaccinium angustifolium) anthotype by Dominick Rivers

“Ancestral Inquiries” by Dominick Rivers
Country: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Parts used: Petals of redbud blossoms and violets, whole blueberries
Amount: 1/2 cup of each
Extracted by: Mortar & pestle
Thinner: Extremely cheap vodka
Application: Pour emulsion into lightproof container; submerge film strips in container; swirl around; rest container upside down for 20 minutes, then flip over for 20 minutes

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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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