OUTDOOR STUDY TO STUDIO: PLEIN AIR AT THE NEXT LEVEL
FULL WORKSHOP PRICE: $400
One of the country's top plein air painters, Michael Chesley Johnson paints primarily outdoors in pastel or oil, choosing locations from the American Southwest, Downeast Maine and the Canadian Maritimes. He has been invited repeatedly to challenging national plein air events such as the Grand Canyon National Park Celebration of Art.
Michael was awarded Master Pastellist status by Pastel Artists Canadain 2008, and he is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, the Pastel Society of America and the Pastel Society of New Mexico. His paintings have appeared in many magazines and are in both corporate and private collections. He was featured in The Artist's Magazine in September 2013.
Michael is a nationally-known teacher, giving workshops across the U.S. as well as seasonally in Maine and the Southwest. A frequent writer for both The Artist's Magazine and Pastel Journal, he is the author of several books, including Outdoor Study to Studio: Take Your Plein Air Paintings to the Next Level and Backpacker Painting: Outdoors with Oil & Pastel, all of which are available on Amazon.com. He has many videos available, as well.
Michael maintains a summer studio on Campobello Island, New Brunswick (Canada), and a winter studio in New Mexico. For more visit www.MChesleyJohnson.com