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Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) anthotype by Sara Olivia Fuentes

“El mar florece” by Sara Olivia Fuentes
Country: Chile
Parts used: Leaves and stem
Application: Rod
Exposure time: 5 hours
Month, season and year: November, Spring, 2021
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) anthotype by Sara Olivia FuentesSpinach (Spinacia oleracea) anthotypeAmount: 3 full sheets with the stem in each print
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Alcohol
Layers: 2
Used to create image: Positive on OHP paper

Challenges or observations:
The emulsion is quite sensitive to light; the challenge was to be aware of the time so that the image could retain different nuances.

Instagram: @saraolivia_f

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