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Jacaranda Tree

  Jacaranda Tree
Jacaranda Tree
Polaroid Image Transfer, handcolored
© Kathleen T. Carr
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Tony Roy     Wow, We have hundreds of Jacarana in South Africa and I have yet to see one look so great!! How do you get the painting feel to this shot? It is great.

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4/17/2006 10:52:30 PM

Kathleen T. Carr  

Tony, thanks for the compliment. To get the painterly feel, I first double exposed the image in the camera - one in focus, and one out of focus. Then I made a Polaroid image transfer with peel-apart Polaroid film and transferred the image onto watercolor paper. The final step was handcoloring with pastel pencils.
I teach this process through Betterphoto in an online course - Polaroid Image and Emulsion Transfer.
Thanks again, Kathleen

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4/18/2006 12:30:24 AM

Donna La Mattino Pagakis
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Very nice Kathleen, a beautiful work of ART. Great technique, thanks for sharing!

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5/5/2006 11:20:35 AM

Kathleen T. Carr  

Donna, thank you!


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5/5/2006 2:15:04 PM

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