Delta Mural | Great American Ballpark at Night


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.

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Cincinnati Skyline


Here’s final capture of our latest painting of the Cincinnati Skyline inspired by the view from across the Ohio River in Covington Kentucky. To just stand there and soak in all the colors in the buildings reflecting and dancing into the water is a treat to the eyes. This is seriously one of my favorite portraits of the city so far.  Looking forward to rocking the next one.

This is now the fifth painting from this vantage point. You can check out these earlier paintings that lead up to this piece, Cincinnati in DecemberCincinnati Brilliance Cincinnati in July and Cincinnati in April

Cincinnati Skyline | 36″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty

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Communication Arts Entries | 2015

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Here are three Cincinnati Skyline pieces from 2015 that I am trying to get published in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual. So, fingers-crossed. I’ll find out more in a few months so stay tuned.

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Suspension Bridge | 24″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas

Here’s the latest on this painting of the Suspension Bridge. This collaboration piece by Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty is nearly finished. Just a few more sessions to go so stay tuned. SuspensionBridgeEnjoy!

FreyFlower™ 24″ x 30″ acrylic on canvas


FreyFlower™ 24" x 30" Acrylic on Canvas | JJCD Collaborations™ Jeff Johns & Colin Daugherty,

FreyFlower™ 24″ x 30″ Acrylic on Canvas | JJCD Collaborations™ Jeff Johns & Colin Daugherty

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by JJCD Collaborations™ | Jeff Johns and Colin Daugherty team up on canvas to rock this commissioned flower painting for Erin Frey of an original flower she captured with her lens. Erin will be picking this piece up this weekend, and we’re excited to see the look on her face when she sees it in real life for the first time. Enjoy, JJCDScreen shot 2013-06-28 at 10.05.57 AMScreen shot 2013-06-28 at 10.06.18 AM