Welcome… Here you will find free art tips, original art and prints for sale, online art classes, tutorial and resource CDs and downloads, and her recently re-imaged artist’s blog , Art, Life and Other Oddities.” She offers prints, original art and more in her Etsy shop, Cathy Johnson Art and More.

Please come visit the “Shed of Reality; a Place Called Sanity”; life in the tiny shed studio built a few years ago to provide a place to write and make art and videos, away from telephones and computers. And do drop by “Starving Artists in the Kitchen,” a illustrated blog on good cooking, nutrition, and economy created with love with her husband, Joseph Ruckman.

Johnson has worked with a number of national publishers over the years, including North Light Books, Sierra Club, and Viking Penguin, and creates illustrations in a variety of mediums. She has written 34 books on art, history, and natural history subjects.

Self-Directed Mini-classes

Try the newest! “The Ink & Wash Mini-class” has four fully-illustrated lessons — inspiration, information, tips, demos, exercises and videos, plus a BONUS of links and/or other resources.”

Click here for what we’ll explore in this online step-by-step lesson for only $30.