“Wings of hope” by Laure Martin
Parts used: Peels
Exposure time: 1 week
Month, season and year: June, Spring, 2022
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)
Amount: Peels of 10 onions for 2 sheets of paper (21 x 30 cm)
Extracted using: Infusion
Thinner: Tap water
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?