Cheryl Johnson's originals use a proprietary silicone paint composite. The Image is then professionally photographed and Prints are offered framed.

 "Celebrate", the spontaneity of the informal painting process or the original art is  then hand embellished with pigmented silicone. When creating the original; Cheryl Johnson created a well thought-out composition infused with color. Energy is transferred directly to the viewer. 

The finished photographic work will share the energy and dynamism.

Learning from Gerhard Richter utilizing the uniqueness of Overpainted Photographs – Cheryl is now able to create one of a kind new artworks using the photographic process as a base. This body of work illustrates Cheryl Johnson’s wide range of creative achievement in this complex medium.

Since the mid 2020s Cheryl Johnson  began creating Overpainted Fine Art Prints. Photographic museum quality prints with oil, silicone or plaster texture often create the embellished detail.

This new body of work illustrates Johnson’s wide range of creative achievement in this medium.

High-end Inkjet Printing, or Gicleé Printing prepared for embellishing

Original Prints are on 100% cotton fibers Museum Quality Fuji Luster Photo. Beautiful organic texture is then added to photo. They’ll also last a lifetime. Because Inkjet is comprised of a greater number of base pigments, it offers a wider color gamut than a traditional photographic print.


For those of you who are environmentally conscious, Inkjet uses water-based pigment inks which are more sustainable than petroleum-bases inks.

Cheryl then Hand Embellished using Palette Knife a Proprietary Silicone or oil and pigment embellishment. Carefully and passionately applying paint texture.

SOUGHT-AFTER Hand Embellished TEXTURE that'll last a lifetime.

Color is very intense and pure. 


Celebrate, 2021

Size: 20”w x 20”D

Substrate: Hand Embellished Fuji Lustre Print with silicone texture.

Framed: Metal Graphite

Cheryl Johnson, USA

TECHNIQUEOriginal was created with Mixed Media Latex, Acrylic, Charcoal Oil Crayon, Chrome Spray Paint on Stone Paper and then professionally photographed. Then professionally printed on museum quality Fuji Lustre photo paper.  Hand proprietary silicone embellished

OTHER DETAILSShips in a box.

FRAMING: Metal Graphite Frame