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The Yellow Rose and Bud welcome you to the creative world of Ida Louise Johnson, AKA eyeljay and Ivy Jade!

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Artist (Poet, Photographer, and Writer)

Hi, I am Ida Louise Johnson, a creative soul.  Pencils and a camera have been my go to tools all of my life. I got my first camera at age 10, a Kodak Brownie.  In the past five years, I have begun to paint, mostly with acrylics and soft pastels. 

As Ida Louise Johnson, I have 2 unpublished books of poetry and have self-published meditation booklets which contain my photographs along with daily reflections based on the Daily Office.

 I had my first solo photo show in 2004 at the parish I served in North Carolina as their rector. I had a second show at a parish in San Francisco in 2011. My photographs are shown and sold as photos by eyeljay.

My latest creative work beside photograph and painting is writing. I have 4 unfinished romance novels, looking to have the first one published by the end of the summer. Ivy Jade is my author name. Writing romance novels which feature 50-60-year-old interracial couples.

 Art is “finding the extraordinary in the ordinary”.

Blog

To Be Remembered

Grace Atkinson, began work at the old mill when she was eighteen. She worked there for thirty years until the mill closed. Grace had grown up in the small town of Walley’s and had never been out of the county. The population in Walley’s was just over five hundred, and she knew everyone. The closing …

#Weekly Poem – Now

ON A DARK AND DREARY DAY THOUGHTS RUN THRU THE BRAIN OF YESTERDAY, TOMORROW AND TODAY VISIONS CLOUDED WITH THE RAIN. YESTERDAYS ARE MEMORIES FUZZY AND FADING FAST LIKE THE RAIN OUTSIDE MY WINDOW HERE AND THEN IT’S PAST. TOMORROWS ARE DREAMS CLEAR BUT UNATTAINED WE TRY TO CATCH THE WIND THAT FLOWS THRU THE …

Books

IVY JADE BOOKS

COMING SOON: Taking a Chance

 

The Yellow Rose and Bud welcome you to the creative world of Ida Louise Johnson, AKA eyeljay and Ivy Jade!