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Marigold, common (Calendula officinalis) anthotype by Rajeev Peethambaran

“Nurturing hope” by Rajeev Peethambaran
Country: India
Parts used: Petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time:  26 hrs over 3 days
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: 300 gsm watercolour paper (cold pressed, 100% cellulose)
Contrast of final print: * (Low)

Marigold, common (Calendula officinalis) anthotype by Rajeev PeethambaranMarigold, common (Calendula officinalis) for making anthotypesAmount: 25 gram
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Vodka
Layers: 3
Used to create the image: Photogram of Cypress vine

Challenges or observations: When I used an OHP negative, the outcome came out blank. I think I should have reduced the exposure time.

Instagram: @rajeev_peethambaran
Facebook handle: Rajeev Peethambaran

Additional information:
I used 25 g of marigold petals mixed with 10 mL of vodka. I got a 15 g emulsion. I applied this on one A4 sheet and two A5 sheets with three coats.

Coating intervals for the anthotype : 1st coating: 1:16 am; 2nd coating: 1:45 am; 3rd coating: 2:23 am

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