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My Love of Landscape - Part 6

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 6

Cinnamon Bay, St John, US Virgin Islands (Missed some parts of this memoir? You can read all of the memoir posts here .) I'll admit,...

My Love of Landscape - Part 5

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 5

Beneath the Bridge 9x12 Oil Not painted during my time living in Middlebury, but many years later, from life (Missed some parts of...

 
 
 
My Love of Landscape - Part 4

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 4

The Bread Loaf Inn, before Bread Loaf (Missed some parts of this memoir? You can read all of the memoir posts here .) Just after I...

My Love of Landscape - Part 3

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 3

The famous arch of the University of Georgia at Athens. When I was there, a man sat on the step, selling peanuts. Although I loved...

 
 
 
My Love of Landscape - Part 2

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 2

Among the Canna Lilies Just before I entered my teen years, our family moved to Georgia. As I mentioned, both my parents were from...

My Love of Landscape - Part 1

MY LOVE OF LANDSCAPE - PART 1

One of my first efforts... ...and if my father'd had a color camera, it might have looked like this. I've been a landscape painter...

 
 
 
More 1980 Oil Colors by Gamblin

MORE 1980 OIL COLORS BY GAMBLIN

Overrun 12x14 Oil - Available (includes frame, shipping to lower 48 states) I wanted to create a companion piece to "The River in Autumn,"...

1980 Oil Colors by Gamblin

1980 OIL COLORS BY GAMBLIN

The River in Autumn 12x14 Oil - Available We painting instructors, who often also are professional artists, admonish our students to...

 
 
 
When Inspiration Fails

WHEN INSPIRATION FAILS

The Big Mountain 9x12 Oil - Available Plein air painting workshops are difficult. The instructor tells you, "Okay, I've shown you how...

2019 Calendar!

2019 CALENDAR!

Yes, it's that time of year again when artists put out their annual calendars. What makes mine different? I travel to paint, and the...

 
 
 
Sedona Plein Air Painting Workshop Wrap-Up

SEDONA PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP WRAP-UP

The Big Vista 6x8 Oil / Available Trina and I just finished a delightful week in Sedona, Arizona, with a small group of painters for...

Last Week's Painting Intensive

LAST WEEK'S PAINTING INTENSIVE

Rock Cliff Study, 6x9 oil We just finished up a fantastic week with near-perfect weather at this last one-on-one painting intensive....

 
 
 
Chasing Shadows

CHASING SHADOWS

Cliff Shadows 9x12 oil demonstration Michael Chesley Johnson How many of you have run into the problem of complex shadows changing...

This Winter's Plein Air Painting Workshops

THIS WINTER'S PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOPS

Now that I'm settled into my New Mexico studio for the season, I thought I'd bring you up to date on the workshops I have this winter....

 
 
 
A Series of Wee Scotland Paintings

A SERIES OF WEE SCOTLAND PAINTINGS

Brough of Birsay Shadows 6x8 oil As you may recall, I partly funded my June Scotland trip by pre-selling a series of 6x8 oil paintings....

After the Grand Canyon Plein Air Painting Workshop

AFTER THE GRAND CANYON PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

Painting at Desert View Trina and I just returned from a fantastic week at Grand Canyon National Park where I taught a plein air painting...

 
 
 
Mystery Point 12x9 Oil

MYSTERY POINT 12X9 OIL

Mystery Point 12x9 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $250 West Quoddy Head in Maine has some stunning "bold coast" scenery....

Spruce in Fog 12x9 Oil

SPRUCE IN FOG 12X9 OIL

Spruce in Fog 12x9 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $250 Spruce trees and fog - you can't get a more typical landscape here...

 
 
 
After the Opening

AFTER THE OPENING

Hot Summer 9x12 Oil - Available My painting from the pre-exhibition paintout by Michael Chesley Johnson My local painting group, Plein...

West Quoddy Colors 8x10 Oil

WEST QUODDY COLORS 8X10 OIL

West Quoddy Colors 8x10 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available - $120 As I've said many times, West Quoddy Head offers something...

 
 
 



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 ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Road To Somewhere" by Contemporary...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Road To Somewhere" by Contemporary Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

An imaginary landscape in red with the light of the Creator on the left, and a large spiral on the lower right. The road goes to somewhere-perhaps a place to dream. 16"x20... Read more ...

AQUAMAN 41

AQUAMAN 41

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MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

MARTIAN MANHUNTER 2

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Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

Flat in Black / HEIMA architects

© Darius Petrulaitis Architects: HEIMA architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Lead Architects: Kristijonas Skirmantas Area: 80.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Darius... Read more ...

Seated female nude bodyscape

Seated female nude bodyscape

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FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

FARM, RANCH, LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

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Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media...

Fine Art Print, Gemstone Abstract Art "Gemstone 6R" by Colorado Mixed Media Abstract Artist Carol Nelson

This 12"x12"x1.25" Fine Art Print is available for $99.00 HERE Read more ...

1A Earl's Court Square / Sophie Hicks Architects

1A Earl's Court Square / Sophie Hicks Architects

© Annabel Elston Architects: Sophie Hicks Architects Location: Londin, United Kingdom Lead Architects: Sophie Hicks, Tom Hopes Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs... Read more ...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by...

Contemporary Mixed Media Landscape Art Painting,“RECALLING SPRING” by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

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New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

New "Happy Campers" Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

"Happy Campers" ©2018 Niki Gulley8" x 16" textured oil painting Painted on location, I loved these colorful campers we came across at this “glamping” park, and I just had to... Read more ...