The Polaroid Transfer technique produces an image similar in appearance to a watercolor painting. This infuses the
photographs with a warm timelessness that evokes a
The Polaroid Transfer images are produced by projecting a slide onto the Polaroid pull-apart film using a slide printer or camera, separating the underdeveloped Polaroid peel-apart print, pressing the negative onto a damp sheet of watercolor paper, or other absorbent surface, to transfer the print dyes into the surface, and then peeling away and discarding the negative.
The Emulsion Lift has a translucent and fluid quality
that seems to move on the page. The ability to manipulate so freely produces an image that can be stretched and wrinkled
even transferred to 3-D objects.
Emulsion lifts are created by lifting the image from a Polaroid print that has already been fully developed and dried, then transferring that emulsion onto another material. Lifts can be transferred to most any surface.