Category Archives: Technique

An Argument with Art

Artists have total control over what they create. Total. Control. They choose materials, set the design, tell the tools what to do. It would be nice if it worked that way, wouldn’t it? Every artist and writer knows it doesn’t. … Continue reading

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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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