Saint George’s sword / Espada de São Jorge (Dracaena trifasciata) anthotype by Elizabeth Lee
“My ephemeral cityscape” by Elizabeth Lee
City, Country: São Paulo, Brazil
Parts used: Leaf
Amount: One small leaf
Extracted by: Mortar
Thinner: Deionized water
Application: Cotton swabs
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Created with: Laser printed from digitized film, 6×6″ format
Exposure: 2 cloudy days, August, winter 2023
Contrast: ✿ (Low)
This anthotype is part of World Anthotype Day
World Anthotype Day was started by AlternativePhotography.com in 2022. In August anthotype artists all over the world celebrate the anthotype process and send in their entries. We add them here to the database and create a reference book for each year. The purpose of the day is to build a large resource where artist can learn which pigmenets and plants that work and draw inspiration from other artists' work. The reference books can be found here:
Volume 1 is the first book in the series:
Volume 1 contains 60 unique anthotype emulsions from 103 artists taking part from 31 countries.
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