Saturday, July 03, 2010

Agapanthus pages

Agapanthus pages
From my botanical journal.
This time I reproduced my agapanthus pressed flowers
as a faux sun print painted with white acrylic ink
on a piece of very cyan handmade Amate paper.

18 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Amy said...

Amazing! I thought it was real a sun print! This new botanical journal of yours is just beautiful and inspired.

7/03/2010 7:59 AM  
Anonymous Becky@ Daily On My Way To Heaven said...

¡Me encanta! Felicidades...

Feliz Sábado-

7/03/2010 8:05 AM  
Blogger ceri said...

What a wonderful idea, very beautiful.

7/03/2010 8:39 AM  
Blogger Allison Waite said...

You know, cyanotype prints are relatively easy to make~

7/03/2010 8:52 AM  
Blogger Geninne said...

Thank you so much! :)

Allison: I know, I've made lots them before with my kids, but I thought it would be more fun to replicate one with ink :)

7/03/2010 9:05 AM  
Blogger blue china studio said...

So fun. It looks exactly like those sun exposure prints (except your blue is much prettier).

Love your journals. You are such a constant source for inspiration.

7/03/2010 10:18 AM  
Anonymous Ana said...

Beautiful, precioso libro Geninne, me encanta.

7/03/2010 3:28 PM  
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7/03/2010 4:29 PM  
Blogger Sarah Coggrave said...

Fantastic - I love the butterfly too :-)

7/04/2010 12:50 AM  
Blogger Gifts of Serendipity said...

Hi Geninne,
I would never have thought to take the individual blooms from the agapanthus. Our long driveway is lined with these beauties and I'll have a whole lot of flower pressing ahead when the summer arrives.

I thought I'd let you know that you have been included in a list I've just submitted for a competition. I wrote a list of 50 people I'd like to sit beside on a long-haul flight and even though I've just started to follow your page I had to let you know that you are on the list.

Ciao for now,

7/04/2010 3:46 AM  
Blogger simply blue said...

Not only is your art wonderful...but it amazes me how "neatly" you work.... your workspace is always neat as a pin in your photos....!

7/04/2010 4:40 AM  
Blogger Leonie said...

So pretty! I think I'll have to scour the garden and start drying some flowers too, to liven up my journal. Thank you for the inspiration!

7/04/2010 7:37 AM  
Blogger *°* Milvi *°* said...

I love everything you do, really a lot of compliments

7/04/2010 11:22 AM  
Blogger Beatriz Macias said...

Incredible! It looks like a real sunprint. I make sunprints with my little students... they love them!

7/05/2010 3:09 AM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

i love these pages

7/05/2010 4:24 PM  
Anonymous annie said...

Goodness- your nature journal is absolutely lovely!

7/08/2010 5:27 PM  
Anonymous jeanette, mistress of longears said...

This is absolute poetry!!! So very much the sort of thing I'd like to do!

7/15/2010 6:25 PM  
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