Walnut, English (Juglans regia) anthotype by Janos Bihari
“First attempt” by Janos Bihari
Country: Hungary (print made in UK)
Parts used: Unripe fruit
Exposure time: 5 hours
Month, season and year: May, 2020
Substrate: Copy paper
Contrast of final print: * (Low)
Amount: 1 cm fruit and 3-4 m alcohol per A4 sheet
Extracted using: Mortar
Layers: Dipped once for few minutes
Used to create image: 120 film negative
Challenges or observations: Emulsion worth more experimenting; it would need a longer exposure than 5 hours
This anthotype is part of World Anthotype Day
World Anthotype Day was started by AlternativePhotography.com in 2022. In August anthotype artists all over the world celebrate the anthotype process and send in their entries. We add them here to the database and create a reference book for each year. The purpose of the day is to build a large resource where artist can learn which pigmenets and plants that work and draw inspiration from other artists' work. The reference books can be found here:
Volume 1 is the first book in the series:
Volume 1 contains 60 unique anthotype emulsions from 103 artists taking part from 31 countries.
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