Experimental Portait Negative/Postive Transfer

Breakdown of ideas

This series of work happened by complete accident back at Rmcad. All my negatives from my pinhole were over exposed and ruined. I was pretty annoyed at this point. I placed my one of my paintings on top of the light box while I gathered all my negatives and packed up for the evening. I glanced over at the light box before turning it off. I noticed my paintings transparency. The back side of the painting showed all these interesting layers on the light book that might not be visible normally. This inspired my series and to this day I still process experimental photo from paintings/drawings.

I treat my Paintings and Drawings like giant negatives.  Exposing them just like you would a negative under the enlarger. This series explores all the different results from my transfers.

Portrait Composition Nate Study 1
Color Pencil on Paper 2009
Portrait Negative Nate Study 1
Color Pencil Drawing Exposed in Darkroom under light negative transfer. 2009
Portrait Positive Nate Study
Portrait Digital Nate Print
Portrait Experiment Nate Study 2
24 hours Developer Wash on Printed Ink Jet.2009
Dark Room Negative Nate Transfer 2
Black and White Negative Transfer Photography 2009
Liz Oil Painting Study Process 1
Oil on Canvas 2009
size 38" x 28""
Dark Room Painting Transfer Liz
Liz Oil Painting transfer to Black and White Negative Photo. 2009

38" x 28"
Stan Color Pencil Study
Color Pencil on Paper. 2009
Stan Color Pencil Negative Transfer
Color Pencil Transfer to Black and White Photo Paper. 2009
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Randy Portrait Study
Color Pencil on Paper

2010
Dark Room Negative Randy Transfer 1
Dark Room Negative Randy Transfer from Color Pencil Transfer. 2010
Dark Room Positive Randy Transfer 1
Dark Room Positive Randy Transfer from Negative Pencil Transfer. 2010

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I am taking on new work, if you have an idea and like my Grid style please send me an email or give me a call. I have work that ranges in all sizes.
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