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October Country - Polaroid Transfer on Marble Tile

October Country

Having fun with another Polaroid Transfer on marble tile. The photo was originally taken on a rainy day walk in Ormelle, Italy. (same town where the bicycle tile photo was taken)

I love playing with Polaroid transfers. To create this piece, the polaroid is heated in a hot water bath until the emulsion comes loose from the paper backing. The transparent image floats in the water & you can then place it on your choice of surface. In this case, I laid it upon a 4" piece of marble.

This was one of my older pieces that needed some reworking. So I went over the image with markers, paints, colored pencils & ink. It still needed something until I pulled the Italian Script stamp from Judikins. (Definitely my favorite stamp lately).


October Country measures 4" sq and has hanging hardware attached to the back. It is available at ArtSnark.etsy.com - just click either photo for details. All of these reworked tiles are priced to sell at $10 each. (I'm trying to make some elbow room around here)

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11 comments:

  1. OOOOO, AS,how yummy this piece is!!! Not been here for a while and have missed your lovely work. Thanks for your kind comment on my blog
    Frankie
    xx

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  2. I've been eyeballing the Polaroid transfers you've been posting. They look awesome!

    My question is where on earth do you find them? I haven't seen a Polaroid in ages. I was thinking the same thing when they published something about them in a magazine.

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  3. This is amazing, so gorgeous.
    debby

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  4. Wow! The whole process sounds like magic, and the result is beautiful!

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  5. Fabulous piece for sure! Love the images and the colors!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  6. That is such a cool technique!!! I love how this one turned out!

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  7. I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!

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  8. Jennifer, I thought same thing, I have a past client that likes to buy up Polaroids, and I'm thinking "good luck", flea markets I guess. Stacey, I love the way you are reworking these pieces!

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  9. I really like this, Stacey! I can imagine a grouping of these on a wall.

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  10. WOW, that is absolutely amazing!

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