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Ora-pro-nóbis (Pereskia aculeata) anthotype by Rafael Marcon

“Pray for us” by Rafael Marcon
Country: Brazil
Parts used: Leaves
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 4 hours
Month, season and year: July, Winter, 2022
Substrate: White Linen paper 180g
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Ora pro nobis anthotype by Rafael MarconOra pro nobia for making anthotypesAmount: About a dozen leaves for half a teacup of thinner
Extracted using: Mortar, then soaking
Thinner: Alcohol
Layers: 2
Used to create image: Leaves of other plants

Challenges or observations: I think it turned out too subtle. With more leaves and/or less thinner, it might get better results.

Instagram: @rmarcon

Additional information: In a different piece I tried a bath of baking soda and it got an interesting brownish tone.

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