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Reminiscent of a well-worn fresco painting, this Polaroid image transfer shows a young woman with her left hand raised gently up to the side of her face. She gazes quietly towards the viewer.

Reading the Photograph - Guiding Questions

What is your initial response to the young woman in the image? Give reasons for your response.

Would you respond in the same way if she had been presented in a regular colour photograph? Why or why not?

How do the "fresco" quality, and limited colour range affect your reading of the image?

Learn more about fresco painting

http://www.italianfrescoes.com http://www.muralist.org http://www.truefresco.org

Learn more about cool and warm colours

http://iit.bloomu.edu http://desktoppub.about.com

Learn more about Polaroid creative processes

http://www.polaroid.com

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