Hortus Wallpaper

Hortus Wallpaper
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Credits: Amit Dhakulkar
These are wallpapers created from the copperplate etchings in the book Hortus Indicus Malabaricus. The wallpapers below were created by tracing bitmaps of the scanned images using Inkscape. The SVG colour palette was used for the enhanced effects of the background/foreground contrast.



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wow ! what a beautiful art

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It’s not clear what has been done here. Are the life like parts photo images of real leaves, or are they in fact real leaves to which line drawing has been added on the paper?

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