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Onion (Allium cepa) anthotype by Laure Martin

“Wings of hope” by Laure Martin
Country: France
Parts used: Peels
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 1 week
Month, season and year: June, Spring, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Onion (Allium cepa) anthotype by Laure MartinOnion (Allium cepa) anthotypeAmount: Peels of 10 onions for 2 sheets of paper (21 x 30 cm)
Extracted using: Infusion
Thinner: Tap water
Layers: 5
Used to create image: Photogram of dried bougainvillaea flower
Challenges or observations: Put onion peels in a pan, cover with tap water, boil for 10 minutes over low heat, leave to cool in the pan, filter. It could have been exposed a few more days.
The theme “Hope”: For me, angels represent hope, faith, love, all that we need to feel safe in this world. I find that the dried bougainvillaea flower looks like a little angel, don’t you?

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