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Algae, spirulina (Arthrospira jenneri) anthotype by Tania Valarezo

“Deep inside” by Tania Valarezo
Country: Ecuador
Parts used: Powder
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 2 days
Month, season and year: June, Winter, 2020
Substrate: Watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Spirulina (Arthrospira jenneri) anthotype by Tania ValarezoSpirulina (Arthrospira jenneri) anthotypeAmount: 30 gram
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Alcohol
Layers: 3
Used to create image: Laser printed OHP positive

Challenges or observations:
Spirulina crushed in a mortar and mixed with alcohol produced a nice green print in a very short time. If the weather is hot, the print could take just 2 or 3 hours; it depends on the sun rays, but you will always have good results with spirulina.

Instagram: @taniavalarezo

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