© Daryl D. Johnson Northeast Air Oils on canvas 10 x 20" I often work from photos I have taken of skies, tree lines, marshes, tidelands. In the midst of mixing colors, pouring mediums, stretching canvas and all the other steps of preparing and using materials to create [...]
Went birding at Plum Island, Northern Shore of MA a few days ago. It was really the best weather one can expect in New England in February. I love the textures of the grasses and wild beach plum shrubs in winter. Most of the island is part of [...]
Brushstrokes: Footprints to Understanding Wondering what the brushwork that provides the texture, direction, depth of paint, etc. on a canvas surface can help tell the story of a piece. Artists have a lot of tools to use: color, composition, subject matter, perspective... The brush can leave an expressive [...]
How do I move thru a painting towards completion? While studying the piece, I ask questions...in no particular order: — What is the story here? — A coming storm? — An inhale / exhale? — A conflict, a resolution? — Momentum? — A sigh of relaxation? — Are [...]
"Northeast Motion" 30x40" Oils on Canvas Daryl D. Johnson to Exhibit Paintings at the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce “New Hampshire Landscapes in Motion” on display January through March, 2019. An Artist Reception is scheduled for Friday, January 11, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm. Described by Art New [...]
"Calm Today" Oils on canvas 30x40" Barn Gallery Juried Show June 27 –July 28, 2018, 2018 Reception July 7th from 5–7:30pm Barn Gallery Bourne Lane, Ogunquit, Maine Free BONUS: Short walk from Gallery to picturesque Perkins Cove. On the Trolley line.
As a member of the Cloud Appreciation Society, I sent them some images of my paintings. They posted one of my pieces on their website — have a look: https://cloudappreciationsociety.org/morning-glory-by-daryl-d-johnson/
Nice article in the Weirs Times about my work in the Women's Caucus for Art / NH Show. 3/29/18 Edition, Page 17. Read it here: https://issuu.com/weirspublishing/docs/wtimes032918/1?e=4555984/59623899
"Cloud Exhale" Oil on canvas 20x30 The New Hampshire Institute of Art Sharon Arts Center 30 Grove Street Peterborough, NH Opening Friday, March 9, 2018 5-7pm March 9 — April 22, 2018
"North Beach" Oils on Canvas 10 x 20" Art Show at the Hollis Social Library Hollis, NH Opening Reception 2/4/2018 from 2-4pm February 4 — March 2, 2018 Free Parking — Free Admission Hollis Arts Society show.