Category Archives: Technique

An Artist’s Journey: China, 30 June 2014

Tjap artist proudly shows me my name that he has carved in the marble, ©2014 Jeane Vogel Studios It’s hard to keep track of all the details while traveling. I have lost this artist’s name, but I loved talking to … Continue reading

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New Work Demystified

Mixed media painting, my newest body of work, is inspired by a need to expand the photograph beyond what we can see into what we can imagine. In fact, when I think about it, that’s the basis of every piece … Continue reading

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>Working in Series

>Whenever I teach a photography workshop to more advanced students, I encourage them to work in series — to create works with a common theme or subject matter. Most think this is easy and silly. So what? Who wants to … Continue reading

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>Cleansing My Palate

>At least once a day, someone comes into my studio/gallery at Crestwood Court and marvels: “ALL this work is yours? You did all this?” Well…, yes. But I didn’t do it yesterday. I agree it’s varied: hand-altered Polaroid photos, Infrared … Continue reading

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>Looking at Old Work with New Eyes

> Peace Luck Love #8, Infrared Photograph, ©2008 Jeane Vogel Peace Luck Love #9, Infrared Photograph, ©2008 Jeane Vogel  Photographers want instant gratification. Even as we used to toil for hours in a darkroom, we wanted to see our work … Continue reading

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>Buying Handmade

>I finally did it. I opened the Etsy shop. If you don’t know about Etsy, I encourage you to explore it. Etsy provides artists a venue to display and buyers to discover small hand-made treasures. Most of the work there … Continue reading

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>Night Light

> Mars & Evening Stars, © 2001 Jeane Vogel Photography,  Cibachrome print There is something special about night light. It changes with the seasons. Cloud cover, moon phase, even air temperature can change the quality of the light after sunset. … Continue reading

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