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Archived blog posts: mixed media, image transfers, stitched portraits, etc.
Curated by Helen Stead
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Alternative Photography: Mulberry Paper Prints & Stitched Photographs.

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The photographs are film stills from the BBC documentary 'Blackpool on Film', for more images you can see my previous post here.
These are some experimental photo prints I've been working on today...

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Experimenting within your books.... Stitching!

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Emulsion Transfer.

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This is one my favourite emulsion transfers. I found the photo in a really old dusty album and scanned the image into the computer and printed out a photocopy and transferred it on to some old wall...
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Capturing mood & atmosphere with Mulberry Paper Photo Prints

Capturing mood & atmosphere with Mulberry Paper Photo Prints | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
I've been rooting round for old photographs from my childhood to scan into the computer and create some nice prints with. Here is the latest one:

I played with the contast & brightness befor...
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Mixed media: Experimenting with photo paper image transfers & fabric dyeing.

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I accidentally came across a new technique for image transferring. It involves glossy photo paper, an inkjet printer and whatever you're transferring on to (fabrics, letters, papers, etc) I haven't...
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‘Mother & Child’ | Alternative Photography Processes

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For my latest experimental work I have been working with found photographs...

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Mixed media: Experimenting with photo paper image transfers & fabric dyeing.

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I accidentally came across a new technique for image transferring. It involves glossy photo paper, an inkjet printer and whatever you're transferring on to (fabrics, letters, papers, etc) I haven't...
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Family Snaps: No.23, 26 & 42.

Family Snaps: No.23, 26 & 42. | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it

A selection of some of my current experimental pieces.

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(How Not To) Photographic Screen Printing Workshop

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Yesterday I tried my hand at screen printing for the first time, with the help of Fred, my lovely printmaker tutor. I thought it would be a new technique I could try that would add a new dimension ...
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Multimedia Work | Family Photos & Projection Experimentation

Multimedia Work | Family Photos & Projection Experimentation | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
I've been experimenting with something completely new and different to me this week. I'm cringing a bit as I upload these photographs but nearly everyone who completed my survey has said they would...
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Photographic Screen Printing & Recent Studio Space Pictures

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Today I did some more screen printing and picked up some wallpaper samples from B&Q to experiment with.
I've also put up some more work in my studio so there's a few images of that too!



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Double Exposure | Layering & Juxtaposing Family Photographs

Double Exposure | Layering & Juxtaposing Family Photographs | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it

These were some more photographs I took yesterday using the same technique as the previous post. (Layering acetate over a photographic background)

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Alt. Photography: Stitched Portraits

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Double Exposure | Layering & Juxtaposing Family Photographs (thecreativediarist.com)
Eerily Embroidered Portraits - The Jessica Wohl 'Sewn Drawings' are Spooky Stitched S...
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‘No Way Home II’

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A few more experimental images juxtaposing photographs of the place I currently live (Salford, UK) and images from my family album.

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Collaging – Photo Transfers & Cut Out Poetry.

Collaging – Photo Transfers & Cut Out Poetry. | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
I haven't updated in a couple of days because I've been crazy busy with Uni work. I've got two deadlines coming up, one in about 6 hours (i should really be sleeping) and another one next week.  T...
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Summer’s Fading – Combining Poetry & Stitched Photographs.

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Some experimentation printing on to washi paper and stitching over the top. The images are from a personal photo album of previous family holidays.

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Llandudno Pier | Image Transfers on to Vintage Wallpaper

Llandudno Pier | Image Transfers on to Vintage Wallpaper | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
This weekend I am visiting Blackpool Pier as part of a live project for my Professional Practice module. I will be continuing with my themes of nostalgia, phototherapy and bittersweet childhood mem...
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‘Eveline’: Tranferring Old Photographs on to Vintage Wallpaper.

‘Eveline’: Tranferring Old Photographs on to Vintage Wallpaper. | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
I have continued my visual research of transferring photographs on to different surfaces by staining vintage fabric wallpaper and then printing old family photographs on to mulberry paper which hav...
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‘Summer in Retrospect II’ – Process & Experimentation.

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A series of photographs showing the process of an experimental piece I am working on at the moment.

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‘Down by the River’ | Photographs of the Image Transfer Process.

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If you like this technique you should view some of my previous posts:

'Summer in Retrospect II' - Process & Experimentation. (thecreativediarist.com)
Image Transfer Process | 'Mother &amp...
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‘Birthday Letters #2′ Photographic Process & Experimentation

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'Summer in Retrospect II' - Process & Experimentation. (thecreativediarist.com)
Mulberry Paper | Photographic Printing. (thecreativediarist.com)
Experimental Pieces | '...
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Recent Works & Update.

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Here's a few images of some recent work I have done in the past month or so. I'm still busy writing up my dissertation so there hasn't been much studio work being produced.

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Multimedia Work | Further Development & Experimentation (11/11/11)

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Some more experimental work I've been doing today for Armistice Day.
The background is a sheet of calico with photographs of the trenches in WW1 transferred on and I've projected images over the...
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Layering Acetate Prints – Wallpaper, Book Pages, Letters & Fabric.

Layering Acetate Prints – Wallpaper, Book Pages, Letters & Fabric. | Process & Techniques | Scoop.it
I've spent the afternoon in the studio printing photographs on to acetate and then layering the image over different backgrounds to see what type of results it produces. I photographed all the piec...
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Recent Experiments: 6/12/11 (Transfer & Layering Images)

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Rosy Martin on family albums: "It seems that in most families mothers are the archivists and guardians of family history, selecting what shall be remembered, what forgotten; constructing a mytholog...
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‘No Way Home’ | Digitally Layering Images.

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  Related articles Recent Experiments: 6/12/11 (Transfer & Layering Images) (thecreativediarist.com) How to Use Adobe Photoshop (answers.com)...
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Layering Acetate & Textures: Process & Inspiration.

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These images were made using an experimental technique that was inspired by Jennifer West's work (which I'll be updating about in another post later)
They were made my transferring the photographs...
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