Behind the Canvas Interview

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by artist Lilibeth Andre for a feature on her blog (lilibethandre.com).   Click HERE to read Lilibeth’s interview with me and a bit about my recent career shift back to fine art, my creative process, and...

My Artistic Shakeup (my story pt. 3)

Life happens. Plans change. In 2012, as a result of some life challenges, my wife and I decided to leave the “big city” and move to the country. I’d always been a country boy at heart, even though I’d lived my entire life in the “burbs”. We’d planned on...

I Find the Kid in Me! (my story pt. 2)

It’s true. I discovered something that had always been right there in front of me – I could create art for children’s picture books!   I’d always loved books, history and learning. As I kid I devoured the World Book Encyclopedia, learning about topics...

Layne Johnson – My Journey in Art

Hi – I’m Layne Johnson. I’m an artist and I make things up. Seriously.  ; ~ > I believe . . . Art is a doorway to our most creative selves, giving us the power to enrich our lives. I also believe everyone should have something they’re passionate about. I had a...