Polaroid Transfers: A Complete Visual Guide to Creating Image and Emulsion Transfers

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Amphoto Books, 1997 - Photography - 160 pages
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The secrets of transferring Polaroid photographs onto surfaces such as vellum, fabric, wood, tile and acrylic. A great instructional and visual treat. Bring slide images to life by transferring them easily onto artist's papers, silk, wood, even tile. Written with Polaroid's endorsement, the secrets of transferring photos to other surfaces are now shared with photography pros, students, artists, art directors, and other eager to practice the exploding art of transfer photography. Only Polaroid products enable users to contact-print a color negative or to transfer a fully developed emulsion onto such surfaces as vellum, rice paper, fabrics, wood, tile, and acrylic. From fine art to advertising to annual reports, Polaroid transfers are often further enhanced with paint, markers, and crayons, offering unlimited creative results. A great instructional and visual treat, the book features: concise technical data on supplies and equipment precisely illustrated sequential instructions for all transfer methods a gallery of dynamic transfer images produced by top artists detailed descriptions of varied approaches by workshop teachers ideas for embellishing transfers with paint and other materials "This is definitely a must-have book for anyone who wants to create incredible Polaroid transfer art. The instructions are excellent and the artwork wonderful. You will be amazed at the cool effects you can create with the remarkable property of certain Polacolor films that enable you to transfer the image or the emulsion layer carrying the image to a variety of other surfaces, such as paper, wood, etc."--Angel Lee Kathleen Thormod Carr, a fine artist who has taught many Polaroid transfer workshops, is the author of a book of nature images, To Honor the Earth: Reflections on living in Harmony with Nature. She resides in Sebastopol, California.

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Creating Polaroid Image and Emulsion Transfers
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Advanced Techniques Equipment and Procedures
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Fine Art and Commercial Applications
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