Learning to Love Running

This is something a bit different. I’ve decided for the time being to turn this site into more of a personal blog and just post about whatever I happen to be thinking about at the time. I’ll still post about art and post my paintings, but it will be interspersed with other stuff too.

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Inspirations by Dan Johnson

Painting for Inspiration

I recently completed a small (20x20cm) black and white oil portrait of Jeff Buckley. You can see it below, alongside two other small portraits of John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix (I also did one of Bob Marley, which was given away to a lucky winner). I’m calling this series of paintings ‘Inspirations’, which I may […]

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The Dream

Discovering New Artists – April 2012

I’m always on the lookout for artists whose work inspires me, so I thought I’d share with you a few of my favourites that I’ve discovered recently Stephanie Rew I stumbled upon Stephanie’s art after she posted in the Robert Liberace group on Facebook, and I was very impressed by her beautiful figure paintings. She […]

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John Lennon portrait by Dan Johnson

Looking Back Along Your Artistic Timeline

I’ve written before about how it’s good practice to look back at your old artwork, to see how much you’ve improved and hopefully give yourself an inspiration boost. I saw a great idea recently on artbizblog.com which suggests posting significant milestones from your art career on your Facebook timeline. I started doing this on my […]

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