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Violet (Viola cornuta) anthotype by Marjan van der Donk

“Pearls” by Marjan van der Donk
Country: The Netherlands
Parts used: Petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 1 week
Months, season and year: July, Summer 2022
Substrate: watercolour paper
Contrast of final print: *** (High)

Anthotype by Marjan Van Der DonkViolet petals for making anthotype printsAmount: I made a larger batch of several handfulls
Extracted using: blender
Thinner: Vodka
Layers: 1
Used to create image: Positive on OHP paper (inkjet print)

Challenges or observations: Making a larger batch worked very well, I needed less vodka than with just a handful of petals. Exposure during a series of beautiful sunny days really sped up the process as compared to Spring.

Instagram: @marjanvanderdonk

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