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Enjoy each these paintings of famous people that have been given the full "John Barney" treatment. These paintings were created with a palette knife and oil paint. The knife is the perfect tool to give each of these iconic U.S. people the character and color they deserve!
John Barney is an artist in the Los Angeles area. A fan of art his whole life, he’s visited galleries across the country. He incorporates many of the characteristics he’s observed from the paintings he's admired - namely color, texture, and psychological dimension. Influences include French palette knife painter Christian Jequel, Leroy Neimann and visionary artist Bill Martin. Though holding graduate degrees in psychology, he's a self-taught artist, not bound by convention or formal training. He's been called a master ...