My Art

Some recent paintings

I’ve got into a bad habit of relying on Instagram for sharing new paintings, but I realise not everyone is on there, so I thought I’d share some recent work here…

The Duel oil painting by Dan Johnson

Monkey Island: The Duel

I’ve been a big fan of point and click adventure games for as long as I can remember, and it all started with one very special game, which was released for the Amiga when I was 10 years old – The Secret of Monkey Island.

Self Portrait at 40

I had my 40th birthday last month, so I thought I’d paint a self-portrait to mark the occasion.

Studio Clearance Sale

I mentioned a few months ago that I was planning to have a sale to clear out my studio, which is getting full of paintings. Part of me likes to hang on to them, but I’d much rather they were being enjoyed in someone’s home instead. So I’ve added a handful of paintings for sale …

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Painting again, and Studio Clearance

Wow, almost a year since my last post here, and the end of the 100 heads challenge, during which I was solely working on my drawing skills. Almost immediately after that, I started painting again, and it’s been nice getting to grips with colour again.

The art of the Selfie

Anyone who draws or paints portraits has most likely done their fair share of self portraits. While it may seem to some like an exercise in narcissism, it is in fact mainly a matter of convenience. It’s not easy to find people willing to sit still for several hours while you draw them, so it …

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