Technique

Johnson's inspirations are many: H. Matisse Fra Angelico, W. Turner and many more. His interests are in scattered and reflected light.

Johnson paints in oil as well as oil pastel.   Layering is key to Johnson's work, as is scraping and rubbing to remove paint and create atmosphere.

Sea Tone, 30x40 inches

Technique

Johnson's inspirations are many: H. Matisse Fra Angelico, W. Turner and many more. His interests are in scattered and reflected light. Turner for mood and movement and play of light, Matissse for color and line, and Fra Angelico for perspective and composition.

Johnson paints in oil as well as oil pastel.   Layering is key to Johnson's work, as is scraping and rubbing to remove paint and create atmosphere.

While some paintings are realistic in their representation of colors. – with magenta skies, cobalt blue mountains and mustard-colored riverbanks –others are indundated with nonliteral hues.  -

Sarah Becker, Focus Arts Magazine

Sea Tone, 30x40 inches

Technique

Johnson's inspirations are many: H. Matisse Fra Angelico, W. Turner and many more. His interests are in scattered and reflected light. Turner for mood and movement and play of light, Matissse for color and line, and Fra Angelico for perspective and composition.

Johnson paints in oil as well as oil pastel.   Layering is key to Johnson's work, as is scraping and rubbing to remove paint and create atmosphere.

While some paintings are realistic in their representation of colors. – with magenta skies, cobalt blue mountains and mustard-colored riverbanks –others are indundated with nonliteral hues.  -

Sarah Becker, Focus Arts Magazine

Sea Tone, 30x40 inches

painting light and color

While some paintings are realistic in their representation of colors. – with magenta skies, cobalt blue mountains and mustard-colored riverbanks –others are indundated with nonliteral hues.  -

Sarah Becker, Focus Arts Magazine

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capturing form

While some paintings are realistic in their representation of colors. – with magenta skies, cobalt blue mountains and mustard-colored riverbanks –others are indundated with nonliteral hues.  -

Sarah Becker, Focus Arts Magazine

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elements of an artist

Evolution

Johnson began working as a professional artist in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Since 1988 Johnson has worked on a variety of creative projects. HIs works have been showcased in solo and group exhibitions around the world. His artistic expression has gone through many phases  resulting in a highly personal approach and perspective. Johnson are never content with standing still and are always looking for their next engaging project.

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