Blue Boat 9×12 Pastel by Michael Chesley Johnson. Unframed. Painted as a demonstration for an upcoming article in Pastel Journal about color palettes for the pastel painter.
An internationally-recognized artist, Michael Chesley Johnson paints the American Southwest, coastal Maine and the Canadian Maritimes in oil and pastel. Challenging outdoor events such as the Grand Canyon “Celebration of Art” have invited him to participate again and again. An author of art instruction books and videos, he writes frequently for The Artist’s Magazine and Pastel Journal. Also a much-sought-after teacher, he teaches plein air painting workshops across the US and seasonally in New Mexico and Maine. His latest book is Outdoor Study to Studio: Take Your Plein Air Painting to the Next Level, which is available at Amazon.com.