New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step by Step Manual [NOOK Book]

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Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs teach you how to mix chemicals and apply light-sensitive emulsions by hand, how to create imagery in and out of the darkroom, how to translocate Polaroid photos and magazine and newspaper pictures, and how to alter black-and-white photographs. A color portfolio highlights the work of internationally known artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Todd Walker, and most recently Doug and Mike Starn, and an invaluable list of supply sources (including e-mail addresses) from...
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New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step by Step Manual

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Overview

Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs teach you how to mix chemicals and apply light-sensitive emulsions by hand, how to create imagery in and out of the darkroom, how to translocate Polaroid photos and magazine and newspaper pictures, and how to alter black-and-white photographs. A color portfolio highlights the work of internationally known artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Todd Walker, and most recently Doug and Mike Starn, and an invaluable list of supply sources (including e-mail addresses) from throughout North America and Europe is included at the end of the book.


Setting aside old distinctions between photographer and nonphotographer, New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all media to discover nonsilver imaging techniques. Painters, printmakers, fiber artists, sculptors, illustrators and photographers alike will find this a valuable, practical text outlining creative processes that require little or no knowledge of photography and chemistry.

Audience: Advanced amateurs, students and professionals.

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Presents photo imaging techniques through nonsilver photography, shows how to mix chemicals and apply light-sensitive emulsions by hand, create imagery, translocate magazine and newspaper pictures, and alter b&w photos. Spiral bound. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136119576
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 884,772
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

Laura Blacklow is on the faculty of the School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts She has also taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, and was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship for works on paper, the St. Botolph Club's Morton C. Bradley Award in Color, Polaroid Corporation's Artist Support Program, and the Massachusetts Arists' Foundation Fellowship for her hand-colored, black-and-white photographs. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Photographic Resource Center and is an active participant in the arts community. Her manipulated photographic prints have been shown internationally, and reproductions of her work have appeared in numerous publications.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. I Light-Insensitive Methods 1
1 Transfers and Lifts 3
2 Hand Coloring 19
3 Toning 28
Pt. II Preparation for Light-Sensitive Methods 37
4 Creating the Photo-Printmaking Studio 38
5 Making Negatives 56
Pt. III Light-Sensitive Methods 85
6 Cyanotypes 87
7 Van Dyke Brown Prints 96
8 Gum Bichromate Prints 105
9 Casein Pigment Prints 114
10 Kwik Prints 121
11 Platinum and Palladium Printing 129
12 Enlargement Emulsions 141
Annotated Bibliography 147
Supply Sources 151
Glossary 155
Index 158
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