Before I started playing with paint, I painted with soft pastels. The rich, pure medium enabled me to express color and form while adding a linear quality to my work.
This image was painted from a reference photo my sister took during one of her visits to our homeland, Israel. It was Friday afternoon, and somehow she found herself disoriented and out of time in the Jewish quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.
Religious Jews are very observant in their Sabbath worship, and so most were in their home preparing to welcome this Holy day. A frazzled rabbi was hurrying down the street in order to get to his destination before sundown, which is wphen the Sabbath begins. My sister asked him for directions. He answered her hurriedly and...
Israeli born, Talya Johnson is an impressionist artist and graphic designer. She's influenced by the light, color and brushwork of the impressionists; as well as the depth, luminosity and draftsmanship of the old masters and academic artists. Her colorful works can be found in numerous private collections throughout the globe. Original oil paintings and fine art prints by Talya are available at Town Square Gallery, in Wasilla, Alaska. Talya is a founding member of Painted Ladies, a group of dedicated women artists committed to supporting and promoting fine art.
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