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Spinach (Spinacea oleracea) + Algae, spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) anthotype by Carmen Ayala

“Fruit of the light” by Carmen Ayala
Country: Spain
Parts used: Leaves
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 8 hours
Month, season and year: July, summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolor paper
Contrast of final print: *** (High)

Spinach (Spinacea oleracea) and Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) anthotype by Carmen AyalaSpinach (Spinacea oleracea) and Spirulina (Arthrospira platensis) for making anthotypesAmount: 10 g of spinach leaves and a dash of spirulina for each print
Extracted using: Liquifier
Thinner: Alcohol (a few drops)
Layers: 3
Used to create image: Fig leaf and pepper tree leaves
Challenges or observations:
Spinach leaves with spirulina is a mixture that produces a beautiful green colour and the exposure time is relatively short

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