Make an Anthotype

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Explore the magic of light and make your own anthotype with artist Helena Gouveia Monteiro.

With artist Helena Gouveia Monteiro, discover the magic of light and create your own anthotype. Gather flowers, petals, leaves, or other natural objects to create a sunburst picture. When it was discovered that an image could be made using natural materials, anthotypes were one of the earliest forms of photography.

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