• I've Looked At Clouds from Both Sides Now

    1 month ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    "Build Up" 8x10 Oil - $200 unframed
    Cloud as subject
    Joni Mitchell was clearly speaking about one's life experience in her song, “Both Sides Now,” but every time I hear it, I think of painting. ( Did you know Mitchell is also a painter? ) I, too, have looked at clouds from both sides-and from every possible angle a painter can.
    I often get the question: How do you paint clouds? Because there are so many different types of clouds, there are so many answers. Meteorological classifications like stratus, nimbostratus, stratocumulus, etc., aside, it all really comes down to what one's goal is...
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