Turmeric (Curcuma longa) anthotype by Sutticha Homsungnoen
“Home” by Sutticha homsungnoen
Parts used: Root
Exposure time: 4 weeks
Month, season and year: April, summer, 2022
Substrate: Watercolor paper
Contrast of final print: * (Low)
Amount: 100 gram
Extracted using: Mortar
Used to create image: Laser printed OHP positive
Challenges or observations: Once the turmeric is crushed, soak it in alcohol for three hours. until the mixture settles into two layers. filter out the water Use a filter cloth to avoid powder and stains on the image.
Additional information: This picture is part of a graduation project. “Scent of Memories” with visual content that brings back memories of the old days before COVID-19
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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