James Vedder Imaging

See deeply in order to better photograph; photograph in order to see more deeply. -JNV dates are upload dates
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    Artwork by Hand Helps us See

    A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography
    Flowers

Smallscape

I painted this for my daughter, using no "model." often it is more fun not to copy a scene but to just make one.

Dock Scene, 1984

Sketch made in London, but subject was in a book, I think

Hand drawn copy of Maggiore Early Morning

I'm trying to get back into drawing ..

Carol, drawn in 1957

Yes, in 2016, that's 59 years ago!

Sketch of My Daughter Laurie

Forty-five years ago - with a 2 pencil...

St Erasmus

The original by Turner, 1796, was pencil and watercolor. I did this copy in miniature and in charcoal to practice small stuff: Actual width is 2.5" wide. (I'd say that was miniature, wouldn't you?)

How to Paint a Door

Africa

Images from Morocco, Kenya, Tanzania, Tunisia and other African countries.

Landscapes

The Shared Beauty of Nature

Travels

Images of Africa, Asia, and Europe

Black and White

Images that emphasize texture, form etc.

Guest Artists

The woman’s eyes blend into the dark around her. The artist is “photographer Sebastion Unrau,... Deutschland.” He started in 2015! Nicole S is a young woman not afraid to experimebnt and

Light

Light and Lighting

Nature

Mostly flowers and small animals

Asia

Selected photos from Philippines, Thailand, Japan, etc.

Artwork by Hand Helps us See

A few sketches, drawings, paintings to help us see for photography

Images for Essays

images, slides to insert into essays