Random thoughts on showing my work and receiving reactions. When people see my paintings in person their eyes get bigger and bigger and most often they smile. Sometimes I see them up on their toes. They must be reacting to the "uplifting" motion of the compositions. They sometimes [...]
The artist in the White Mountains, NH circa 1988 with their 1982 BMW R80 named "Schwarz" all loaded with camping equipment Above: © 1991 Daryl D. Johnson, Wind & Ash — Mt. Washington, Oils on Canvas, 32 x 54″ My husband and I did a lot [...]
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 [...]
Art Show at the ArtHub Gallery in Nashua, NH Opening Reception September 28th from 6 - 8pm September 1 through October, 2017 Wednesday – Fridays: 11:00am – 3:00pm Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm 30 Temple Street, Ground floor, Nashua, NH Free Parking — Free Admission Nashua Area Artist' Association Group [...]
Oil painting today from pics I took in Ogunquit, Maine last summer.