The Origin of The Otherworld Art of Jane
I’m a mythic
artist. I use mixed water-media, with the bulk of my work being completed in colored pencil. I like the control
it gives me over my subject.
are landscapes which reflect some of the spiritual myths and mysteries native to Earth.
This in its
turn is a reflection of the subjects I have been most passionate about all my life. My fascination has always
been with the nature of time, other-dimensional and parallel worlds and Forteana in
studying the paranormal and other psychic, occult and spiritual matters since childhood without any significant
this I always begin a painting at the point where our world intersects with other dimensions. It's the starting
place for each individual piece.
If I were to
provide you with a window into my private world, I would paint a picture of a land peopled by spirits,
elementals and daunting secrets that wish to finally be exposed and so have presented themselves to me so I can
make them visible at last.
world, which I'm completely comfortable with, constantly intersects with my every-day life creating a mysterious
personal landscape which nevertheless feels normal to me.
at the 'ordinary' world assures me that my version wouldn't be normal for most people, and so I offer little
visions, 'snapshots' that I am sharing of other places. Some people will even recognize them when they see them.
remains one of showing many, many people through different media - paint, camera and beyond - glimpses of
secret, but very real, other-dimensional locations.
explorations precede my camera work by several years.
personal mission extremely seriously but with a light heart allows me to focus, and my passion for other-worldly
subjects never waivers.
with interdimensional photography work I have no conscious control over the images that manifest in the photos,
but I can please myself what I focus on when I'm painting.
of light, although similar to our own, play differently in other worlds, bending to the little-understood rules
that apply in them.
extremely important to me, and I use vibrancy and detail to try and capture the aesthetic of landscape in other
dimensions, along with its rich strangeness, which is partly what I want to convey to you when you look at my
I hope each
person takes away something thought-provoking and positive from their visit to August 12 Star Gate, and I want
to thank each one of you individually for your interest.