I’ve spent the past couple of days experimenting with lumen prints. (Yesterday’s initial print is over here.)
Yesterday I decided to make a lumen print with some Ilford photo paper I had leftover. I decided to use one of my pressed specimens, and chose a fern collected from my parents garden.
09/07/2019 (from my notebook)
21/08/2019 (from my notebook)
Trichome /ˈtrʌɪkəʊm,ˈtrɪkəʊm/ noun BOTANY a small hair or other outgrowth from the epidermis of a plant, typically unicellular and glandular “Trichomes serve a variety of functions, depending on their location. As root hairs (and as leaf hairs in epiphytes), trichomes absorb water and minerals. As leaf hairs, they reflect radiation, lower plant temperature, and reduce […]
Whilst talking to an MA classmate earlier (Jo Salomon), she shared this beautiful print she bought last year with me. She explained that the artist Jane Anashka photographs the plants and then creates these pressed flower prints.
Tonight Mick, Alison, MJ (and Danny tried to join from the train with bad signal!) and I gathered and discussed our final major projects and related progress. Some of us are focussing on exhibitions, others on books, others workshops.