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My name is Chris Johnson and I'm an artist and engineer in Denver, CO. I began painting in 2009 and now it is a significant part of my life and I consider it a privilege to be able to make art that people enjoy. I think painting can be made to seem difficult, but with a few rules to keep in mind, and a few practice paintings out of the way, anyone can do it. I never had a formal art class. I learned by trial and error, by watching instructional videos (David Dunlop, Quang Ho, and of course, Bob Ross!), reading a few books and by watching a few demonstrations at the Art Students League of Denver. Part of what drives me is that I am never fully satisfied with any painting I always find something I wish to improve upon. Kind words from happy customers are also nice!

I am happy to talk about custom orders. If you have…

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  • Born on November 10
  • Joined April 8, 2009

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About

Hello and welcome!

My name is Chris Johnson and I'm an artist and engineer in Denver, CO. I began painting in 2009 and now it is a significant part of my life and I consider it a privilege to be able to make art that people enjoy. I think painting can be made to seem difficult, but with a few rules to keep in mind, and a few practice paintings out of the way, anyone can do it. I never had a formal art class. I learned by trial and error, by watching instructional videos (David Dunlop, Quang Ho, and of course, Bob Ross!), reading a few books and by watching a few demonstrations at the Art Students League of Denver. Part of what drives me is that I am never fully satisfied with any painting I always find something I wish to improve upon. Kind words from happy customers are also nice!

I am happy to talk about custom orders. If you have photos of a favorite location, please feel inquire to see if it’s something I can do. Many of the flying pig paintings you see here came from custom orders. If you see a painting that is sold, I may also be able to re create it for you.

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