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This image was shot on transparency film and the transparency was manipulated further using a Daylab printer and Polaroid pull apart film where the film is pulled apart before a positive can be processed. The dyes remaining on the Polaroid film were then transferred by rolling onto blotting paper. This is a very unique technique as you will never be able to reproduce the same image twice. There will always be a different amount of dye remaining on the film each time you do it making each image different from the last.
A red pencil was also used here to darken the lips a little and the bottom of the dress. A black pencil was also used on the bottom.

More works created using this technique can be found here

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portrait, model, polaroid, attitude, corset, dyes, polaroidtransfer, daylab, transparencyfilm, aglaia b, 35mm film ab, polaroid experiments ab

Comments

  • heroine
    heroineabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful texture and quality to this, great title too!

  • thanks heroine, i’m so glad you like it! ;-) xox ♥

    – aglaia b

  • Mark Ramstead
    Mark Ramsteadabout 6 years ago

    I love your experiments…

  • thanks mtnman! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • jase8812
    jase8812about 6 years ago

    Very interesting ! well done.

  • thank you jase. ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • andreasphoto
    andreasphotoabout 6 years ago

    love this series. gorgeous model. great treatment. this red is tempting. ;-)

  • yes red is always tempting andreas, thanks so much! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 6 years ago

    great work, well done

  • thanks antanas! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • flowerchile2ra
    flowerchile2raabout 6 years ago

    this work is bad ass/ i mean really bad ass……having to sell my 8×10 view camera…fighting hard to keep the processor….i love this work/ true flat out fine art……people have given me thier x-ray film over the years/ pulled some intersting stuff…guess thats why im drawn to your work so much/again very fine…..rhett

  • so sad how you gotta sell your 8X10 rhett.
    thanks for your ace comment! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • margpie
    margpieabout 6 years ago

    excellent, excellent and excellent again, i love your work :)

  • thanks marina! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • mstrace
    mstraceabout 6 years ago

    This is REALLY cool…is it me – or does this look like a geniune watercolor painting? LOVE the technique applied here – and the look in her eyes is very compelling…both feral and child-like.

  • both feral and child-like.
    love that comment, thanks mstrace! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Riyllan
    Riyllanabout 6 years ago

    A really fine comp and the textures are eye catching..love it I do

  • XOXOXO

    – aglaia b

  • Paul Louis Villani
    Paul Louis Vil...about 6 years ago

    Love this, very soulful and artistic! :D

  • thanks plv! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

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