© Jaime Erin Johnson
Today you will be writing about this self-portrait image by artist Jaime Erin Johnson. Now that you have made your own self-portraits, think about the great difficulty the artist must have gone through to get this shot. What equipment might she have used? What do you think the lighting scenario was? Where was this photograph made? What kind of light did the artist use to get the shot?
This photograph was made using cyanotype, which is an antiquated photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. The artist used tea to stain the print and make it look brownish blue.
Your analysis must be 5 paragraphs, 5 sentences minimum per paragraph. Remember to post your analysis as a comment to the blog post that corresponds to your class. If you post your analysis to the wrong class's post, it will not be graded.
If you do not complete your analysis in class, you must finish it for homework by midnight.
Refer to your "How to See" handout for analyzing a photograph--
Use this guide if you are stuck on what to write about: