Detail of the milkweed seeds experiment.

Transforming Objects – Cyanotypes on Teabags and Shells

Émilie Léger turns everyday things into stunning art pieces. From eggshells to tea bags, she works her magic with ordinary items, creating something extraordinary along the way. Writer and photography / Émilie Léger “In my recent cyanotype work, I have been experimenting with the cyanotype process on everyday objects. By doing this, I find a new use for familiar objects and I use them for contemporary experimentation.” Cyanotypes on objects … Read more

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 - large cover to share

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2

by Malin Fabbri   The second book in the series from World Anthotype Day “If you are looking for a resource of Anthotype emulsions, then this book is exactly what you need!” – Christopher Osborne, editor Silvergrain Classics Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2023. $14.00 Download eBook (PDF) directly. $22.00 Buy eBook (PDF for Kindle) from Amazon Kindle. Buy from Amazon.com … Read more

Lavender (Lavandula), Spinach (Spinacia oleracea), Blue butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea), Basil (Ocimum basilicum) anthotype by Émilie Léger

Mix of Lavender (Lavandula), Spinach (Spinacia oleracea), Blue butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea) and Basil (Ocimum basilicum) anthotype by Émilie Léger

“Lavande” by Émilie Léger
Country: Montréal, Canada
Parts used: Petals from lavender petals; leaves from spinach and basil; buds from blue butterfly pea
Amount: 4 spinach leaves, 4 basil leaves, 4 lavender buds, a dozen blue butterfly pea buds
Extracted by: Mortar and pestle
Thinner: Tap water
Application: Brushing with paint brush and sponge

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Anna Atkins tribute journal 2024 - Week starting Monday

Anna Atkins Journal – beautiful cyanotype journal

The Anna Atkins tribute journal is a daily planner and contains both pre-defined pages and blank pages for you to plan your year. The templates are there to help you focus on your art projects as well as get a balance with work, home and everything else that happens in life.   Anna Atkins tribute journal Anna Atkins tribute journal featuring 60 beautiful cyanotypes in honour of Anna Atkins. The … Read more

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1

by Malin Fabbri   The first book in the series from World Anthotype Day Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2022. “Dedicated artists from all over the world experiment and contribute their valuable discoveries page by page. The beauty is alluring, and the possibilities are endless.” Peter J. Blackburn. $12.00 Download eBook (PDF) directly. $18.00 Buy eBook (PDF for Kindle) from Amazon … Read more

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) anthotype by Emilie Leger

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) anthotype by Émilie Léger

“Dan by the Salem shores” by Émilie Léger
Country : Canada
Parts used: Leaves
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: About 3 hours cloudy (between 8 am and 11 am) – about 30 minutes; sunny (between 11 am and 11:30 am)
Month, season and year: August, Summer, 2022
Substrate: Arches watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

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Chlorophyll print by Émilie Léger

Émilie Léger

Canadian Émilie Léger is an award-winning illustrator and visual artist working in chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. From: Pincourt, Québec, Canada. Shows: Chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. Émilie Léger was born in 1987 in Vaudreuil, in the suburbs of Montréal (Québec, Canada). She is a professional artist, illustrator and a cultural worker. During her years in the digital art field, she became an illustrator. She won five Aurora-Boréal literature prizes for her … Read more