Artist Profile


E John earned a Bachelors Degree in education from the California College of Arts and Crafts and a Master's Degree from San Francisco State College in San Francisco, California.


Told that no one could make a living as an artist, E. John perfected his teaching and painting skills    for 12 years. Then with success, as a full-time, Professional Seascape Artist, he settled down in Mendocino on the Northern California Coast. There the majestic Pacific Ocean provided great inspiration for his art.


E John developed into one of the most renowned Seascape Artists and has painted more than 4,000 Seascapes. His paintings appear in Museums Worldwide and have been reproduced on the cover of prominent Artist Magazines. E John’s joy of painting is only matched by his joy of teaching.

He has authored many Seascape and Landscape instructional books and videos. These best-selling videos are now all available for Digital-Download. E. John has always been delighted to share his painting expertise and techniques with students around the world. By studying his Lessons, you too, can learn how to paint beautiful Seascape and Landscape Art in Oil and Watercolor that will sell.