View from Devou Park, The Cincinnati Skyline

ViewFromDevou_Final_SmallExcited to share final capture of this painting of the Cincinnati Skyline with the view from Devou Park. After spending much of my youth taking this view in I was excited that we got a commission request to paint this vantage point. This painting captures the panoramic view of both Covington Kentucky featuring the Radisson building along with all the iconic structures of the Queen City.

I have to say we’re thrilled with the outcome of this painting and can’t wait to deliver it to our client later this week. One fun fact about this painting is that the moment it was shared on social media we had a request for another commissioned painting just like it. So stay tuned for the next one!

View from Devou | Cincinnati Skyline 30″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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Proud Recipient of The Roebling Bridge, a Kentucky Perspective | 24” x 36”

73022305_10217422901422608_3970361205435924480_nGiving the gift of art is always amazing! Here’s a photo of the proud recipient of one of our latest commissioned paintings titled, The Roebling Bridge | A Kentucky Perspective #JJCD #JeffJohns #ColinDaugherty

To see the original painting click here.

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

Photography Study to Inspire the Next Cincinnati Skyline Painting

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After spending an hour around sunset one evening on our client’s balcony here are some of the lead images that will inspire their new painting. What’s your favorite? Remember, the 👹 is in the details.

The title of this painting will be, Cincinnati Skyline | A View from Riverside Terrace 30″ x 48″ by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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

 

 

Gearing up for the Next Cincinnati Skyline Painting

71152768_10217225169919444_5254280509650894848_nIt’s amazing the people you meet and the views you see all brought together by art. Spent the start of my Friday night a few weeks ago scoping out the view of our next commissioned painting from our latest client’s amazing balcony.

What a great gig, getting invited into a home where your artwork will be featured as a focal point. Now this place was simply amazing as it opened up to panoramic views of the Cincinnati Skyline. Be sure to stay tuned to see progress.

The title of this painting will be, Cincinnati Skyline | A View from Riverside Terrace 30″ x 48″ by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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

 

 

 

 

Robeling Bridge Painting now on display

This painting is now proudly on display at Libby’s Southern Comfort, located in beautiful Covington, Kentucky. While on display this piece is now enjoying the amazing aroma from the best fried chicken in town. If you’re in town be sure to stop by to enjoy this latest painting of the Roebling Bridge and some out of this world southern cooking.

While making this trip, even got to enjoy some of the delicious fried chicken to-go!

On the Roebling Bridge, Cincinnati Ohio | 40″ x 30″ Acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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On the Roebling Bridge | Cincinnati, Ohio

OntheRoeblingBridgeExcited to share that this painting of the Roebling Bridge is now complete. This reference image was capture the day before the bridge shut down for nearly three months. Now that the bridge is back up and running we figured we’d complete the painting. Also note that this is the first painting that we’ve rocked that incorporates the SkyWheel.

Planning to hang this piece Libby’s Southern Comfort here very soon. Enjoy, JJCD!

On the Roebling Bridge, Cincinnati Ohio | 40″ x 30″ Acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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

View from Devou Park, Cincinnati Skyline

HERO_REFERENCEWho’s up for a challenge? We are…Ha! That’s for sure as we gear up to paint this amazing view of Cincinnati that I personally grew up with. Here’s the reference visual for the next commission painting, titled, View from Devou Park | Cincinnati. And yep, it’ll be in black and white.

Black and white paintings, are they easier? Well you don’t have to mix all the different colors, however the hard part is getting the shades of grey to separate.

Stay tuned for progress on this painting that’ll be titled, View from Devou Park, Cincinnati Skyline | 30″ X 48″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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

The Cincinnati Skyline

CincinnatiSkyline_JefferyJ_smallProud to share this painting of the amazing Cincinnati skyline that I’ve been working for a bit. I’ve rocked this piece solo to hang outside of my boy’s bedrooms.

The Cincinnati Skyline | 16″ x 20″ Acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns

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The Roebling Bridge, a Kentucky Perspective | 24” x 36”

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This painting is now complete of the Roebling Bridge. Absolutely love painting this amazing and iconic structure. This particular rendition in black and white is quite captivating. The other thing to notice  is that the reference for this one was from a day time photo versus night time was a bright inspiration on the bridge to us.

This piece is hooked, wired and ready for client delivery and can’t wait till they see it in person for the first time.

The Roebling Bridge, a Kentucky Perspective | 24” x 36” | acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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

The Suspension Bridge, Roebling | Cincinnati Ohio

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Super excited to announce that this acrylic on canvas panting of the Roebling Bridge has now been sold.

After finishing this piece nearly five years ago, it’s  appeared in a few gallery shows then due to it’s large size it spent most of the time in the studio as we enjoyed it while we worked on other paintings. Until about two months ago when Brad Wainscott owner of a new restaurant in Covington, Kentucky, Libby’s Southern Comfort reached out and asked if I had any artwork to display in his new space. After this painting of the Roebling Bridge proudly hung on the walls for just a round a month a woman came in for lunch and enjoyed some of the amazing goetta hushpuppies and also wanted this painting. 

It’s always fun to see the final resting place of your artwork. Upon delivery of this painting I was able to help the owner up to their magnificent home overlooking the beautiful Cincinnati Skyline. It was like a dream come true to sit there and take in our beautiful city from the comfort of her home. Always inspired by the Cincinnati Skyline you can check out our entire portfolio of skyline paintings here. 

This piece is rather large at 48″ x 90″ and took some time to complete and a fun history to it. Now notice all the texture in the background? There’s a story to that. This painting actually lived three lives. The first one it was the actual Frischs Big Boy holding his hand up, but instead of a burger he was holding the city of Cincinnati. Then decided to paint over that and we did the ivory towers of Procter and Gamble. It stayed like that for a while then we decided to paint the suspension bridge.

The Suspension Bridge, Roebling | 48″ x 90″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

Here’s a few photos of the painting hanging at Libby’s Southern Comfort as well as a view from its new home. Enjoy!

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