Delta Mural | Great American Ballpark at Night

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Excited to announce that we’ve landed an entirely new painting commission from Delta Airlines. We will be painting a Cincinnati Skyline landscape onto the walls of the CVG Customer Engagement Center in downtown Cincinnati. This 22 feet wide long wall is over 9 feet tall and will be covered with paint from floor to ceiling depicting the beautiful city of Cincinnati and magical waters of the Ohio River.

We are honored and privileged to leverage the image rights from Steve Ziegelmeyer, at Ziegelmeyer photography to use his original photograph which has already inspired several painting renditions of this scene and will be integral in crafting this mural for Delta. To see our other paintings inspired by this photography, click here for the first one, and here for the second.

Throughout the Delta mural selection process we worked up sever digital compositions of what the wall could look like with our paintings in place. Below are a few which were shared in the early rounds of the selection process. We also worked up images that included the tristate, and even versions with airplanes flying over the city which are not indicated below. In the end the painting above was selected as the inspiration to drive this mural.

 

The Cincinnati paintings included in the digital comps leveraged following paintings of the Queen City by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty and can be seen here. Great American Ballpark at NightCincinnati in July, Under the Suspension Three, Cincinnati Skyline and Bluffs View of the Cincinnati Skyline,

This piece will be titled, Delta, Great American Ball Park at Night | 255″ x 115″ acrylic and mixed medium on wall. Start date is August 25th. Stay tuned for progress.

If you’re interested in commissioning your own masterpiece call Jeff Johns today. 859.630.9657. Click here for the contact page.

 

 

Portrait of a dog and his frisbee

IMG_1926.JPGHere’s a painting of a beautiful dog and his frisbee. While our major focus is on architecture and cityscapes often times featuring the Cincinnati skyline. We also enjoy painting animals and nature inspired scenes. Super excited about the soft and warm energy of this painting.

This is just the first couple session so stay tuned for progress.

Portrait of a dog and his frisbee | 20″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daughtery

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Flying Pig, Cincinnati

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Here’s one of the latest commission paintings of Cincinnati we’ve been rocking. This painting in particular was commissioned by a local running enthusiast. If you haven’t heard of the Flying Pig Marathon it’s actually been around for over twenty years and is powered by P&G. To learn more about the marathon click here.

In this painting we really aimed to hero the pig over the beloved Cincinnati skyline. A nice rendition of the skyline with the Great American building in the foreground as the pig spreads it’s wings and soars over this amazing city.

Flying Pig Cincinnati | 15″ x 30″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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Walnut Street, Cincinnati

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After many hours this painting titled Walnut Street, Cincinnati is now complete. The piece started from our client seeing the portfolio of Cincinnati paintings on this site and wanted to capture the neighborhood in which they live, our luck it was beautiful Walnut Street right downtown Cincinnati. We were able to capture the Aronoff Center, all the bars and restaurants and the glowing lights leading you through this unique perspective of the city.

To kick off the project, I headed down to photograph the street scene from several different angles which you can see here so our client could pick the lead. The best part about this process was that I avoided getting hit by a bus or heaven forbid the streetcar. Once the lead reference visual was selected it was time to start rocking the painting.

My guess is we have over 100 hours combined on this piece. The neat thing about this piece and all the paintings we work on is that we start the piece in it’s entirety, then I’ll take the left side of the painting, Colin will work the right until we meet in the middle. Then we’ll flip the canvas vertically and put the finishing touches on both sides to cary each of our styles throughout. The new owners are really excited about the piece and here’s a few photos of it proudly on display in their home.

 

Walnut Street, Cincinnati | 30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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Cincinnati in July

CincinnatiinJulyOur most recent painting of the Cincinnati skyline was just finished this week. This commissioned painting titled, Cincinnati in July, uses bold strokes and vibrant color to capture the essence of the beautiful skyline. We continue to enjoy painting this perspective of the Cincinnati Skyline as it showcases the city’s most iconic buildings. This is actually the fourth painting we’ve done from this perspective.

If you’d like to see the other three paintings that lead up to this painting you can view here. Cincinnati in December, Cincinnati Brilliance and Cincinnati in April

Cincinnati in July | 30″ x 40″ Acrylic on Canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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“There’s a big difference between looking at the town you live in and truly seeing it.” —Jeff Johns

Artwork Now on Display in Home at Manhatton Harbour

Honored to now have artwork on display at an entirely new home in Manhattan Harbour on the Ohio River. The home features breathtaking views of the Cincinnati Skyline and Ohio River so it’s a perfect fit. Plus, this property will be featured in several home shows in the next few months, so if you’re in the area swing by and check it out and view some Cincinnati paintings by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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St. Xavier | Cincinnati, Ohio

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We love creating paintings with a lot of emotion. Both in the layers of paint, how the medium is applied to canvas and the exact subjects in which we bring to life. This piece was commissioned by a couple married in this church. To make this painting even more special, we worked the hands of the clock to the time they were married we also added the bride and grooms names and wedding date to the painting.

Here’s the latest on this commission painting titled, St. Xavier, Cincinnati | 30″ x 48″ Acrylic on Canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty, JJCDcollaborations

Stay tuned for the final posting of this painting.

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Pink Ribbon Luncheon | Cincinnati 2015

PinktheTownIt was an honor to be featured artists “live painting” the 2015 Pink Ribbon Luncheon, Cincinnati at the Duke Energy Convention Center this year. Such a great experience to meet so many people and showcase our true passion for painting with others and to top it off, a percentage proceeds from sales went to support breast cancer care.

We started to gear up for the event by working on a cityscape painting of the beautiful Cincinnati Skyline. We worked it in grey-scale first then decided to add pink and really Pink the Town.

What an event, not only did we support such a good cause, we also met a ton of great people and make some really strong connections while doing what we love to do, and that’s paint the beautiful Cincinnati Skyline.

A special thanks to the Chris Collinsworth Proscan Fund

A collection of arwork on display at the Pink Ribbon Luncheon by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty, JJCDcollaborations.

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St. Johns and Cincinnati | Acrylic on Canvas

St. Johns and Cincinnati Here’s the latest on the painting I’ve been rocking for my wife and I. This painting captures everything we love about the city. The church we were married in, Paul Brown Stadium on a Monday Night Football evening and of course the amazing skyline.

There’s about fifteen hours left until this piece will be complete. My plan is to tighten up the buildings in the skyline, add some color and form to the houses under the skyline and treat the expressway like a time lapse photo with blurred lines of traffic to really add some color and boldness to the piece.

Stay tuned for the final piece. Once it’s complete, I’ll take a nice photo with the DSLR and post.

Enjoy! Jeff

St. Johns and Cincinnati | 30″ x 48″ Acrylic on Canvas by Jeff Johns

St. John’s and Cincinnati

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Happy Anniversary babe. I tried really hard to get this painting done for our anniversary. It was close, but still needs more work. Love you. | St. John’s and Cincinnati, 30″ x 48″ acrylic on linen by Jeff Johns.

This painting captures everything we love about the city. The church we were married in, Paul Brown Stadium on a MNF night and of course the skyline.

Oh yeah, and the little detail I love. Linen is what your supposed to get your spouse for a second anniversary gift.

St. John’s and Cincinnati | 30″ x 48″ acrylic on linen by Jeff Johns