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Petunia, Brooklyn (Petunia violacea) anthotype by Brittonie Fletcher

“I needed to get a little Lisa Frank on this” by Brittonie Fletcher
Country: USA (representing Scotland)
Parts used: Petals
Application: Sponge Brush
Exposure time: 3 days north light average UV 6 in New York, USA
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: Moleskin paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium) (unsure on some – the moleskin paper I tried was a little ehhh)

Petunia, Brooklyn (Petunia violacea) anthotype by Brittonie FletcherPetunia, Brooklyn (Petunia violacea) for anthotypeAmount: For a quarter plate size 4 flowers
Extracted using: Mortar, Soaking
Thinner: Everclear and Patron
Layers: 1
Used to create image: Some ferns and a little chemistry

Challenges or observations:
Could have been exposed longer and would have liked to have actually printed a photo, but wanted to weigh in and celebrate the day. So, I went for an old faithful fern. Given the north light inside a window and cloudy days with NYC skyscrapers, petunia is pretty fast. I did not chase the light.

Instagram: @etherwaves (on all SocMed)
Website: BrittonieFletcher.com

Additional information:
See my insta or tiktok for the Anthotype Day we did at Penumra Foundation to celebrate it.

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