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August 5th, 2014
ljohnson.com has officially been launched!  I can't wait to start getting all of my artwork on here so you can all take a look.  Feel free to leave comments critiquing my pieces or just say hello!  I am looking forward to getting to know more people in the Colorado art community and know I will be able to learn a lot from them.  Thanks for stopping by!   Read more...
July 12th, 2013
 I have started to explore the world of teaching.  It amazes me that there are not many drawing artists around here.  Oil and watercolor tend to dominate from what I can see and seem to be one of the leading classes.  My trials have been with children who have a beautiful imagination and desire to absorb.  By using Ken Hultgren's, "The Art of Drawing Animals" I have had great joy expanding what I know to others.  The future will probably contain group ...   Read more...
March 10th, 2013
Time flies when you are having fun.  It also goes by fast when you have a deadline.  I feel as if yesterday we were finishing up January but here we are well into March.  I have my featured artist show coming up in May and I must have at least 10 pieces scanned and framed before then.  Although it does not seem too bad, my direction for those pieces has taken some time figuring out.  Even though it has been a slow start, I am ...   Read more...
February 24th, 2013
 Starting off as a new artist in a new community can feel overwhelming.  I have had no business courses that would have prepared me for the real deal.  Plus moving a thousand miles from Kentucky to Colorado has me starting off from scratch with meeting others in the art field.   I have had success with the Mainstreet Fine Art Gallery in Evergreen and those who are members have been a ...   Read more...
October 6th, 2012
Prince Among Kings Award of Excellence

The Evergreen Artists Association is currently hosting its annual fall show (October 5th - October 19th).  I was able to get a total of seven pieces into the exhibit!  Three of the pieces are framed pieces on the wall, the other four are matted and shrink wrapped originals that I have done.  I do not currently have images in the ...   Read more...
August 7th, 2012
I thought I would add a blurb on the Designer of my website.  I think he did an amazing job and I'd recommend him for anyone that needs a professional custom website made.

Joe at Hello World Design is SUPER responsive.  I always got near immediate responses when I called or e-mailed him during the entire design process from beginning to end.  He always listened intently on exactly what I wanted and was not afraid to make suggestions on improvements.  Joe gave ...   Read more...
July 12th, 2012
NatureSmiled.com has officially been launched!  I can't wait to start getting all of my artwork on here so you can all take a look.  Feel free to leave comments critiquing my pieces or just say hello!  I am looking forward to getting to know more people in the Colorado art community and know I will be able to learn a lot from them.  Thanks for stopping by!   Read more...
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