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Michael Chesley Johnson
Professional painter and teacher, specializing in plein air landscapes and small-size workshops.
Professional painter and teacher, specializing in plein air landscapes and small-size workshops.
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Available from Goldenstein Gallery 150 SR 179/ Suite 5, Sedona, AZ 86336 / 928- 204-1765 / www.goldensteinart.com / info@goldensteinart.com

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Plein Air Painting Retreats and More!
Painting in Nova Scotia [If you already receive my newsletter and have seen this, my apologies! But if you're not a newsletter subscriber, you can sign up here .] September 2017 Campobello Island, NB, Canada Trina and I just returned from a fantastic painti...

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Nova Scotia Plein Air Painting Retreat: Part 2
Back Bay, Chester 9x12 oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available [For Nova Scotia Plein Air Painting Retreat Part 1, click here .] Tuesday we headed in the other direction, to Terence Bay.  Terence Bay is the site of another tragedy.  In 1873, the SS Atlanti...

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Nova Scotia Plein Air Painting Retreat: Part 1
Peggy's Cove, Afternoon 9x12 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson Available Most landscape painters in the eastern US and Canada have heard of Peggy’s Cove .  Much like Monhegan Island and Cape Ann, this little village is legendary among artists.  Tucked into a q...

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Nova Scotia Painting Retreat - Report Coming Soon
Yes, I'm still here.  I'm posting this to let everyone know that I'll soon have a report on our Nova Scotia plein air painting retreat.  We've had a grand time, painting at Peggy's Cove and other scenic spots.  You can expect a full report later this weeken...

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Product Review: Gamvar Matte Varnish
Oil painting with regular (glossy) Gamvar Varnish. Note the glare.  It's not too distracting, because this painting has mostly light or midtone values. Oil painting with Gamvar Matte Varnish. This is a dark painting, and if I'd used glossy varnish on it, it...

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