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Jai Johnson - Artist

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I am an artist living in Tennessee, and I love to spend my days in nature enjoying life's most serene and peaceful moments, whether it be landscapes, watching birds and wildlife, or experiencing the beauty of a simple flower.   Moving beyond traditional photography, I transform my original photographs into art by pairing them with hand painted textures and backgrounds, appealing to a variety of tastes and decorative needs.   Carrying things even further, many of my images become even more painterly via the use of a variety of software applications, as well as hand painting.   I hope you enjoy my...more
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After painting my photos in Procreate since 2019, and hearing "how do you do that?" I'm pleased to announce I've just released my new course How To Paint Photos in Procreate: Expressive Portraits of Birds, Wildlife and Pets. If you have an iPad an... 

I am so excited to make these fun art jewelry creations available again in limited quantities! These tiny artistic masterpieces feature miniature art prints of some of my favorite paintings I've completed in the last year. Which is your favorite? Cl... 

Did you know you can be notified via email when new paintings are released? Visit our website to sign up for the mailing list here: https://www.jaiart.com/mailing-list.html 

Watch the creation of Sky Master in today's video post on my blog here: https://www.dailytexture.com/blog/go-from-camera-to-art-with-a-beautiful-eagle 

Lion Energy

February 2nd, 2019

First painting for February 2019! I love lions...they are my all-time favorite big cat. :) 

I managed to create 12 new paintings in the month of January 2019 - all available at https://www.jaiart.com/ as Fine Art Prints along with a variety of gift items. Enjoy! :) 

New art for 2019

January 20th, 2019

New art for 2019 - all available at https://www.jaiart.com/ as Fine Art Prints along with a variety of gift items. Enjoy! :) 

Happy Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from JaiArt! Thanks to each and every one of you who have supported me over the years as my art catalog continues to grow. I appreciate it so much! 

Have You Heard The News?

November 21st, 2018

Have you heard the news? I now have an AMAZING 3,100 art selections available! That's right...over 3,000 choices of wildlife art, bird art, animal art, nature art, abstract art and MORE, all available in a variety of print options, as well as beaut... 

Do You Want To See Beautiful Art In Your Email Daily? You're welcome to subscribe to our all new daily art email! https://www.jaiart.com/mailing-list.html 

New Videos In The Blog

September 28th, 2018

I've been publishing several new videos in my blog on The Daily Texture website on how I create my art...you are welcome to come visit and watch! https://www.dailytexture.com/blog 

Have you ever seen a Great Horned Owl go fishing? This is quite a rarity for us, and trying to get photos of it is my biggest challenge so far this year. I did get some shots last night and I share them with you in this video. Enjoy! https://www.jai... 

Come along with me and enjoy my bald eagle photos taken in Shiloh, Tennessee on March 27, 2018 in this video! See ALL of my shots from the day, learn more about the eagles, and see which photos I'm thinking of turning into ART and why. https://ww... 

Enjoy this video of me creating my newest bald eagle art "Long Way To The Top": https://www.dailytexture.com/blog/creating-long-way-to-the-top 

Creating Free To Roam

February 23rd, 2018

Watch the creation of this photo art in my blog post at The Daily Texture: https://www.dailytexture.com/blog/creating-free-to-roam 

I'm excited the first of our 3 eagle eggs from this season has hatched! It's also a very exciting season because our female eagle has always laid only 2 eggs prior to this year. We are thrilled about seeing 3 eggs in the nest, and we are anxiously ... 

Winter Sneaks In

December 9th, 2017

You can watch this art being created here: https://www.dailytexture.com/blog/visual-demo-of-winter-sneaks-in 

Day 2 of the 12 Days of Fine Art Featuring Bald Eagles "The Creator" by Jai Johnson http://shop.jaiart.com/featured/the-creator-jai-johnson.html 

Day 1 of the 12 Days of Fine Art Featuring Bald Eagles "Aim High" by Jai Johnson http://shop.jaiart.com/featured/aim-high-jai-johnson.html 

Things always get interesting in the rain. That's why I said "Let's go to Pinson!". Read more and watch the short video here ~> https://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/an-evening-at-pinson 

Whatever It Takes

November 2nd, 2017

"Working the way I do gives me many more hours with my subjects, rather than just that fleeting second it took to get the original photo." New blog post~> https://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/whatever-it-takes 

I'm So Glad I'm An Artist

September 16th, 2017

Being an artist is like catching a big fish. It's tough, it's challenging, and it's exhilarating...all at the same time. I'm so glad I'm an artist. :) New blog post: https://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/im-so-glad-im-an-artist 

If you want to view an art show while you're away from the computer, in the car, or sitting outside enjoying nature...if you want to give your clients in your office waiting rooms something enjoyable to look at, something which will bring them up clo... 

My Premium Collection Fine Art Catalog has just been released - perfect for browsing my art in more detail. Check it out here: http://www.blurb.com/b/8126851-jai-johnson-the-premium-collection  

Happy Earth Day

April 22nd, 2017

Just popping in to say "Happy Earth Day"! 

We have eggs at the eagle nest

February 2nd, 2017

New blog post - We have eggs at the eagle nest! http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/we-have-eggs-at-the-eagle-nest 

New blog post - The Stages of A Wildlife Painting http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/the-stages-of-a-wildlife-painting 

New blog post: Five New Wildlife Paintings This Week http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/five-new-wildlife-paintings-this-week 

Run From Negativity

December 18th, 2016

New blog post: Run From Negativity http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/run-from-negativity 

I just couldn't wait until 2017 to start this project! I have a lot of subjects in my galleries, from birds to animals to landscapes, florals, still life and more. But the wild birds are my absolute favorite and give me the most joy. My 2017 proje... 

Coffee Anyone?

December 2nd, 2016

Enjoy your coffee, hot chocolate and more in our new artistic mugs, available in two sizes at JaiArt.Com ~ check them out here: http://shop.jaiart.com/shop/coffee+mugs 

An Unlikely Combination

November 19th, 2016

New blog post...check out this unlikely combination of camera gear I've put together and how it worked for some wildlife photos! http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/an-unlikely-combination 

Shiloh Creek Autumn Series

October 30th, 2016

Find all six of the Shiloh Creek Autumn Series in this gallery: http://shop.jaiart.com/collections/beautiful+water+scenes 

Twin Fawns In The Cemetery

July 20th, 2016

New blog post: Twin Fawns In The Cemetery ~> http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/twin-fawns-in-the-cemetery 

You're invited to view today's new blog post here: http://www.jaiart.com/artistic-adventures/a-night-with-a-great-horned-owl 

Lets Talk Turkey

May 9th, 2016

New blog post at Wildlife Tales! Let's Talk Turkey...Vultures, that is, and learn some very interesting facts about this bird: http://www.jaiart.com/wildlife-tales/lets-talk-turkeyvultures-that-is 

Find out {and see many more photos!} in today's blog post: http://www.jaiart.com/wildlife-tales/the-wild-wild-waxwings 

New limited edition painting, "The Lion and His Lioness". This art is being offered as a limited edition print in an edition of 20 signed and numbered prints, and 2 artist proofs. View the work in progress on the site: http://www.jaiart.com/store/p33... 

Spring Online Art Show

March 12th, 2016

You're invited to stop by and view some favorite selections in my Spring online art show! http://www.jaiart.com/spring.html 

The Chase is On

February 26th, 2016

Yesterday, I attended the Bald Eagle Olympics. Check out the photos of this fun event in today's blog post: http://www.jaiart.com/wildlife-tales/the-chase-is-on 

Just released: New limited edition Red-tail Hawk art, titled "Lift Off", 20 signed and numbered prints available, along with 2 artist proofs. http://www.jaiart.com/store/p32/Lift_Off_-_Limited_Edition_of_20_%7C_Artist_Proof_2.html 

New blog on the website

February 24th, 2016

Finally, after a couple months delay, I have my blog set up on the new website. I hope you'll stop by and check out "Wildlife Tales", Stories From The Field. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter and be notified of the new blog posts each month. ht... 

New! Limited Edition Bald Eagle Art titled "Stick Delivery" - limited edition of 20 signed/numbered prints and 2 artist proof prints Visit the link below for more information: http://www.jaiart.com/store/p31/Stick_Delivery_-_Limited_Edition_of_20... 

Limited Edition Fine Art Prints by Tennessee artist Jai Johnson are perfect for collectors who appreciate unique and exclusive works of art for their spaces. Fine art prints of the paintings available on the website are offered only in small limited... 

Bald Eagle Art Show

February 14th, 2016

We invite you to enjoy the Bald Eagle Art Show presented by the Jai Johnson Fine Art Gallery, all featuring the original artistic photography and paintings by Tennessee wildlife and nature artist Jai Johnson. Each art show features artist picks and ... 

150 Retail Locations

July 22nd, 2015

I'm thrilled to announce my prints and products are now available via Deck The Walls, The Great Frame Up, and the Framing and Art Centre, thanks to a new partnership with Fine Art America (my premium printer) and the three franchises! Deck the Wal... 

July 2015 Newsletter

July 19th, 2015

I've just published my July 2015 newsletter - see it here: eepurl.com/btE0h5 

They're here...Introducing Big Art for the Bath. Featuring all of your favorite wildlife, flowers and country scenes. Visit http://shop.jaiart.com/art/all/all/shower+curtains to select your favorites. 

I invite all of my artistic photographer friends to join a new group on Facebook - Artistry Beyond the Camera. Artistry Beyond the Camera (ABC) is a sharing group is for photographers who take their photos to the next level and turn them into ART vi... 

Today we've announced our new portable Fabric Photography Backdrops for your small subjects, such as songbirds, still life, small pets and animals, and more! Read more here: http://www.jaisjewels.com/the-daily-texture/07022015-new-portable-photogra... 

New blog post on WildBirdPhotographs.Com - A Moment With A Sharp Shinned Hawk Visit this link to see the post and some neat photos! http://www.wildbirdphotographs.com/whats-new/a-moment-with-a-sharp-shinned-hawk 


June 24th, 2015

I invite you to stop by and see this beloved songbird in Today's Featured Art Blog: http://www.jaisjewels.com/jais-featured-art-blog/todays-featured-art-cardinals 


June 8th, 2015

I invite you to enjoy Today's Featured Art: Hummingbirds View all the features here: http://www.jaisjewels.com/jais-featured-art-blog/todays-featured-art-hummingbirds 


June 5th, 2015

I invite you to enjoy Today's Featured Art: Wildcats at http://www.jaisjewels.com/jais-featured-art-blog/todays-featured-art-wildcats 


June 4th, 2015

Love bluebirds? Then you'll enjoy my first post on my new Today's Featured Art Blog which focuses on delightful Bluebirds! http://www.jaisjewels.com/jais-featured-art-blog/todays-featured-art-bluebirds 

They're finally here...tote bags all filled with beautiful art! Check out the entire group here: http://shop.jaiart.com/art/all/all/tote+bags 

Introducing the "Birds At The Beach Collection", featuring a variety of birds you'll see by the water's edge. Images are available as canvas prints, fine art prints, framed prints, cards, duvet covers, throw pillows and more! Visit http://shop.jaia... 

New Licensing Affiliation

February 10th, 2015

I am pleased to now be represented for art licensing by Art Licensing International. Read my introduction here: 

Love bald eagles? Enjoy this limited time promotion of three Bald Eagle art pieces available at promotional pricing until January 31, 2015. Only three of each 36"x24" canvas print are available at this pricing. Visit the link here: http://jai-joh... 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! 

Who Loves Throw Pillows?

December 9th, 2014

If you love throw pillows as much as we do, you're in luck! Just added to the website last night under the "Buy Prints & Gifts" selection on the upper menu are fabulous throw pillows in a variety of sizes with my art for any image in any of the gall... 

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27th, 2014

We'd like to wish all of our friends and fans a very Happy Thanksgiving today. We are thankful for all of you, not just today, but every day of the year. Enjoy your holiday -- and don't eat too much turkey! 

Laundry Day Photo From Customer

November 16th, 2014

I love it when customers send me photos of their framed pieces after they get them up on the wall! This photo is from a customer who purchased a 5x7" greeting card here on Fine Art America and framed it up to place in her laundry room. Isn't it the c... 

JaiArt.Com Newsletter

November 14th, 2014

We've just sent out our November 2014 newsletter which focuses on Autumn scenes! If you're not a subscriber and would like to read this issue, please visit this link to read it online: http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=2018c0cc1b0c5068248668e... 

These 3 Canvas prints are available on special promotion for only 7 more hours! http://jai-johnson.artistwebsites.com/art/all/all/special+promotions Click the button below to visit the promo link. :) 

Thank You To Our Veterans

November 11th, 2014

Thank you To Our Veterans For Their Service! Featured Art is "American Eagle", available here: http://jai-johnson.artistwebsites.com/featured/american-eagle-jai-johnson.html 

Love Bald Eagles...Win a Mug

October 29th, 2014

Enter to win your favorite Bald Eagle art on a coffee mug: http://www.jaiart.com/blog/2014/10/win-a-bald-eagle-coffee-mug Deadline is November 30, 2014. 

The Elegant Peacock Collection

August 25th, 2014

The Elegant Peacock Collection is complete. Twelve gorgeous images of these beautiful birds, presented in two ways: art without words and art with inspiring, encouraging, uplifting words and phrases, perfect for gift giving. In addition to fine art... 

I have 3 wildlife limited time promotions available from now until July 20, 2014. Please stop by and check them out - there are three of each print available at the promotional price: Grizzly At Rest: http://fineartamerica.com/weeklypromotion.htm... 

New Website Blog

May 20th, 2012

I'm happy to say my new blog on my website is now up and running well! Please visit my blog at: http://www.jaiart.com/blog 

I'm thrilled! Little Cheerleader, a painting of a Pomeranian with a favorite toy, has received a Today's Best Award from Zazzle.Com. Thanks Zazzle, you made my day! This painting is also going to be the book cover for the Dogs With Toys book, whic... 

New photo website

December 18th, 2009

Every year, I give myself a new website for Christmas. This year, I've finally started a photography website for my daughter and I. Thanks to Fine Art America, I have the ability to offer matted/framed prints in a variety of sizes...only *I* don't ...