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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Foggy Night in Cincinnati

CincinnatiFoggyNightHere’s the progress capture on my latest Cincinnati painting. This piece captures the beautiful Suspension Bridge, vibrant Ohio River and fog sweeping across some of the city’s most iconic buildings.

You’ll notice that I’ve worked a lot of purple tones into this piece and that is for two reasons. 1.) I began working a session on this painting the day after the passing of Prince and was inspired to use more purple. 2.) With the primary focus of the painting being the Suspension bridge which is predominantly yellow in tone, purple is the perfect complement to really set off the bridge. Stay tuned for the final post of this painting.

Foggy Night in Cincinnati | 24″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns

Image reference by the super talented photographer, Steve Ziegelmeyer.

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Testimonial on latest painting.

12814710_10207130701164034_4257797675821309007_nIt’s rewarding to finish a painting. But the real joy comes from getting a note like this.

“I truly adore this painting. It is my favorite piece, and that’s saying a lot because you know we have some good artwork. Can’t wait to always have a piece of Cincinnati with us as we move.” ~ Tegan

Now that’s saying a lot because they have a Leonid Afremov painting. One of my favorite artist for intense use of color.

The photo above is the painting hanging in the new owners home. Y0u can check out a high quality image of the painting here.

Cincinnati Brilliance | 30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas

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Cincinnati Brilliance | Acrylic on Canvas

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This painting titled Cincinnati Brilliance is a 30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas painting by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty is now complete and proudly on display in the new owners home.

This is the second Cincinnati painting in this particular series based on this nighttime perspective view of the city. This piece was also inspired by a prior painting titled, Cincinnati in December which you can view here.

Cincinnati Brilliance | 30″ x 40″ acrylic on canvas

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Jeffery J.com | 2015 Year in Review

Great clients. Great art. Great year.

Here’s a look at how JefferyJ.com did this year. Be sure to visit again and check out some exciting new commission paintings of the beautiful Cincinnati skyline. Cheers, Jeff

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Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

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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70 Feet Below

70 Feet Below

Here’s the final capture of this deep sea inspired painting titled, 70 Feet Below. This painting is full of life with bold shapes and vivid colors inspired by Mother Nature.

70 Feet Below | 30″ x 48″ Acrylic on Canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty, JJCDcollaborations. SOLD

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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

Great American Ball Park at Night

GreatAmericanBPatNightHere’s the latest on the painting Great American Ball Park at Night. This painting was done as a commission piece for a friend. A huge thank you to Steve Ziegelmeyer for allowing me to use one of his super awesome photos of the Cincinnati Skyline as a reference for this masterpiece.

Great American Ball Park at Night | 30″ x 40″ Acrylic on Canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty, JJCDcollaborations

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