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Michael Chesley Johnson

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A Scottish Burn

A SCOTTISH BURN

"A Scottish Burn" 12x16 Pastel - Available We've been having a good deal of snow here in northern New Mexico. It seems like we get...

Outdoor Study-to-Studio Painting Workshop: Dakota Pastels, Mount Vernon, WA, May 1-4, 2019

OUTDOOR STUDY-TO-STUDIO PAINTING WORKSHOP: DAKOTA PASTELS, MOUNT VERNON, WA, MAY 1-4, 2019

I'm excited about an upcoming trip to the Pacific Northwest to teach for Dakota Pastels this May. Only a few minutes from Mount Vernon...

 
 
 
Self-Portrait

SELF-PORTRAIT

Mr Hyde 12x9 Oil This past week, I decided to paint a self-portrait. It was one of those days when you feel rudderless, even though...

Play to Your Strengths-and Forget Your Weaknesses?

PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS-AND FORGET YOUR WEAKNESSES?

I had a chemistry set similar to this when growing up. Way back when, I entered college as a biochemistry major. Why? Science was one...

 
 
 
My Article on Painting Snow - and Painting IN the Snow!

MY ARTICLE ON PAINTING SNOW - AND PAINTING IN THE SNOW!

The article in PleinAir Magazine. Featured here are two paintings by Marc Dalessio. (Digital screenshot, since I get only the digital...

Autumn Splendor: Step-by-Step 20x28 Pastel

AUTUMN SPLENDOR: STEP-BY-STEP 20X28 PASTEL

Autumn Splendor 20x28 Pastel - Available Not long ago, I visited a framer friend who was in the midst of moving his shop. "Want any...

 
 
 
Grand Canyon Paintings

GRAND CANYON PAINTINGS

Over the years, I've painted many times at Grand Canyon National Park as an invited artist for the Grand Canyon Conservancy's Celebration...

My Love of Landscape - Part 13

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 13

Part 13 of My Love of Landscape: Finding One's True Home - New Mexico Autumn Splendor 20x28 Pastel - Available (Missed the earlier...

 
 
 
My Love of Landscape - Part 12

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 12

Part 12 of My Love of Landscape: Move to Arizona Just Before Sundown 12x16 Oil (Missed the earlier installments? Read them here .) We...

My Love of Landscape - Part 11

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 11

Part 11 of My Love of Landscape: Living in Canada Friar's Bay, Sunrise (Haven't read the earlier installments?

 
 
 
My Love of Landscape - Part 10

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 10

Sunrise at Campobello 12x14 Oil - Available President Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt's Cottage (For previous posts on "My Love of Landscape,"

Guerrilla Painter 6x8 Thumbox: Very Portable for Oil Plein Air Painting

GUERRILLA PAINTER 6X8 THUMBOX: VERY PORTABLE FOR OIL PLEIN AIR PAINTING

Rock Ledge in Snow 6x8 Oil - Available Yes, we do get snow here in the mountains of New Mexico, and even though it's been sunny and...

 
 
 
Nomad: Extremely Portable Pastel Painting Kit from Blue Earth

NOMAD: EXTREMELY PORTABLE PASTEL PAINTING KIT FROM BLUE EARTH

Snow Melting 6x8 Pastel - Available Painted with the Nomad from Blue Earth Pastels If you've been following my blog, you'll know that...

Now on Patreon!

NOW ON PATREON!

You know, years ago, I had the idea of "Art for Patronage." Well, actually, the idea is centuries old, but I thought if I created a...

 
 
 
Special Plein Air Painting Retreat in Coastal Maine, August 2019

SPECIAL PLEIN AIR PAINTING RETREAT IN COASTAL MAINE, AUGUST 2019

I invite you to join us for a very special plein air painting retreat for experienced painters this summer. Unlike my usual workshops...

Sligachan: The Story Behind the Painting

SLIGACHAN: THE STORY BEHIND THE PAINTING

Sligachan 24x36 Oil/Canvas by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - See Details Here Early last summer, I went to Scotland for the second...

 
 
 
Upcoming Painting Retreats: Maine, Nova Scotia - and Scotland!

UPCOMING PAINTING RETREATS: MAINE, NOVA SCOTIA - AND SCOTLAND!

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland If you've been following my blog, you'll know that once or twice a year I host a painting retreat in...

Questions About Plein Air Painting Workshops: One-on-One Private Painting Intensive Program

QUESTIONS ABOUT PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOPS: ONE-ON-ONE PRIVATE PAINTING INTENSIVE PROGRAM

(Looking for

 
 
 
Questions About Plein Air Painting Workshops: Advanced Workshop

QUESTIONS ABOUT PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOPS: ADVANCED WORKSHOP

Photo by Terri Attridge (Looking for

New Year's Day Snow

NEW YEAR'S DAY SNOW

High Desert Snow 6x12 Oil As I write, we are digging out of a snowstorm. Looking at where the snow hits my boots, I'd say we've had...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Mark Webster - Mountain River Abstract Palette Knife Acrylic Painting

Mark Webster - Mountain River Abstract Palette Knife Acrylic Painting

Mark Webster - Mountain River Abstract Palette Knife Acrylic Painting. 10x8" Acrylic on Canvas. Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale “Pleasant Valley” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

40"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $2400 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

This loose abstract work has gold leaf accents and an elegant simplicity. 40"x30" Acrylic on Canvas-Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

© Namgoong sun Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 23, Tongil-ro 78 road, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Category: Commercial Architecture Lead Architects: Moon Hoon, Kim... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Item 3 - 2 people having a conversation These 2 guys were sitting right behind a few of us Urban Sketchers who chose to stay inside the Hof. They were having a talk about hard... Read more ...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art...

Contemporary Seascape, Abstract Seascape, Coastal Living Decor, Fine Art , Stormy Sea, "FUN AT HIGH TIDE-Racing the Tide Series" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

This series was inspired by a trip to Cambria, California last year. A dear friend and I spent two days combing the beach for sea glass. One of the days the tide was coming in... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing Glory” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Flash and sparkle. Dramatic colors. Rough and smooth textures. If these things appeal to you, this is your painting. It may be hung as is, or framed for a more finished... Read more ...

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sonoran Sunset” © Carol...

Mixed Media Contemporary Abstract Art Painting, “Sonoran Sunset” © Carol Nelson Fine Art

Detail Shot This abstract painting features a variety of colorful and textural collage materials. 12"x36"x1.5 Mixed Media on canvas/SOLD Commissions welcome. Read more ...

House-K / Atelier KUKKA Architects

House-K / Atelier KUKKA Architects

© HIROKAZU TOUWAKU Architects: Atelier KUKKA Architects Location: Hokuto, Japan Category: Houses Lead:Architect: Maki Okubo Project Year: 2017 Photographs: HIROKAZU TOUWAKU Read more ...

Obvs, Joel Ross

Obvs, Joel Ross

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