Category Archives: Technique

Finding a New Voice

When you’ve spent a lifetime as an artist, perfecting skills, developing an eye, creating bodies of work that resonate — or don’t — with collectors, you are used to success. You are used to being good at what you do. … Continue reading

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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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