Dandelion Emulsion – Taraxacum

Dandelion is such useful plant. Salads, juice and even wine can be made from its flower and leaves.

Dandelion Flower
Dandelion Flower
Mortaring Dandelion Heads - Anthotype
Mortaring Dandelion Heads – Anthotype
  1. Mashed up about 20-30 heads (including the green parts) in mortar and squeeze the brown coloured juice through a cloth.
  2. Then with a brush paint sheet with the Dandelion emulsion onto paper.
  3. Let the papers dry in a dark place before use.
  4. Place in the sun for 2-4 days
Dried Papers with Dandelion Emulsion for Anthotype
Dried Papers with Dandelion Emulsion for Anthotype
Photograms sitting in the sun - Dandelion Emulsion for Anthotype
Photograms sitting in the sun – Dandelion Emulsion for Anthotype

For the result I need to wait a few weeks if the Dandelion emulsion produces a print.

Poppy Petal Emulsion – Papaver orientale

Poppy took only a week to produce such prints seen below.

Japanese Maple Leaves - Poppy Emulsion
Japanese Maple Leaves – Poppy Emulsion
Valerian leaves - Poppy Emulsion
Valerian leaves – Poppy Emulsion
Fern Leaves - Poppy Emulsion
Fern Leaves – Poppy Emulsion

Making Anthotype photography – where flower petal are used (in this case poppies) – to make the emulsion on paper.

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June 24, 2019

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