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Johanna Spinks
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Every face tells a unique life story and that's why painting portraits is my passion
Every face tells a unique life story and that's why painting portraits is my passion

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American Art Collector Magazine
Thank you to American Art Collector Magazine and writer John O'Hern for including my artwork in this article geared to art collectors called "The Essence of Being. On new stands this August.

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Taking Risks Is Risky?
Just finished up this new large format palette knife to add to my building  collection of now twelve started at the  beginning of this year, all painted from life in two sittings-  and all 36 x36". Some friends of mine have sat for me along with some profes...

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Got The Blues?
Shades of complimentary orange and blues...I met Chris as he was leaving a wine bar wearing this really great hat. I knew he had a really great face to paint so I approached him to sit for me. I wasn't disappointed. A few weeks later he came into my studio ...

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I Love My "Job"!
Beautiful sitters, inside and out, give me such joy to paint. Thank you to lovely Paula. I enjoyed working with you on this commission so much,  painting beautiful you and  the beautiful Malibu light. Did I mention beautiful enough? Recent Commission By Joh...

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Neon Lit Palette Knife Journey?
My journey this year painting large portraits  via a palette knife continues. Here is my most recently completed one with the lovely Amina done in two sittings of about three hours.  I am surprised - and challenged - by what is coming off the canvas. It is ...

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Painting a Life Sketch Step By Step
Honored to be invited by Les Boudoirs Boutique, a luxury lingerie store, to do a Mother's Day painting demo strawberries and champagne event of the lovely Amina. Some good friends in the audience took some step by step pictures which I thought I would share...

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From Les Boudoirs to Degas
Join me this Saturday. I''ll be painting a corset on the lovely Amina, 12 - 3pm., in the style of Degas to honor Mothers' Day at the luxury Les Boudoirs salon. http://lesboudoirs.com/from-les-boudoirs-to-degas/.

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I'm at The Autry Museum of The American West
I have always wanted to show at The Autry Museum of The American West so I am excited for tonight's gala reception for the California Art Club 106th Gold Medal Juried Exhibition. My palette knife portrait of "Brexit, Last Day, David Cameron" will be showing...

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I had fun putting this book together of my favorite palette knife portraits since picking up the knife about four years ago. You can see inside the book by clicking the link.

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Four time Malibu Mayor Gets Painted

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