WAD Prev Years Exposure time: More than a week

Begonia, Rieger (Begonia x hiemalis) anthotype by Rhonda Lee Usipiuk

Begonia, Rieger (Begonia x hiemalis) anthotype by Rhonda Lee Usipiuk

“Begonia Mom” by Rhonda Lee Usipiuk
Country: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Parts used: Petals and petal parts
Amount: Small handful
Extracted by: Tearing, snipping with scissors, and grinding with mortar & pestle
Thinner: One tablespoon cheap vodka
Application: Brushing with foam brush; left small bits of plant material in the emulsion

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Nettle (Urtica Dioica) anthotype by Rae Story

Nettle (Urtica Dioica) anthotype by Rae Story

“Davina’s Cottage” by Rae Story
Country: Exposed both in Cape Cornwall and Manchester, UK
Parts used: Leaf tips
Amount: Jug full
Extracted by: Handblender
Thinner: Alcohol (vodka) – maybe too much?
Application: Brush

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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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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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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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