“Yellowstone Geyser Primary Sketch” by Stefan Baumann 3 Keys to Plein Air Success, Inspiration, Composition & Application, Part 2 Inspiration As demonstrated in this painting of a Geyser in Yellowstone National Park, an artist must first be inspired by an idea, feeling or vision of what he wants to communicate with the viewer about the scene or location before applying any paint on the canvas. The source of inspiration may be the effect of light in the scene, or a feeling created by the lighting or the time of day, or it might come from several objects in a…
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“Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1″ by Stefan Baumann 3 Keys to Plein Air Success ~ Inspiration, Composition & Color Application, Part 1 When I begin a painting on location, my main objective is to capture the subject in as little time as possible, and when I paint an explosive geyser, the pressure to paint fast is even greater. The geyser in this painting “Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1” erupts in Yellowstone Park every 12 hours, and the burst of water and steam lasts only 2-3 minutes. Capturing the essence of the geyser blowing upwards into the air in such a short time…
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I am so excited and delighted to receive a blue ribbon and 1st place prize for my entry called “Drag Rider” in the Red Bluff National Western Art Show today. There were over 150 entries in the show and my painting of a tired cowboy on horseback who is bringing in the last of the cattle for the day won 1st place in the painting division. If you want to see my painting in person, the show is open Friday, January 31 from 9 am – 7 pm and Saturday, February 1st from 9 am until 2 pm at the Red…
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Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 12″ x 18″ Oil on Linen Framing Framed in Gold and Wood Signed Lower right – Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2013 Provenance This painting of a Yellowstone geyser was created en plein air in 2013 on location at Yellowstone National Park, between two storms. Since this majestic white-cap geyser erupts every 12 hours, I painted the base of the geyser first, then waited for the eruption and captured it as it was happening. Price $2,050 If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting for your collection of art from the National Parks, please contact…
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Original Floral Still Life Painting by Stefan Baumann 18″x 24″ Oil on Linen Canvas Framing Framed in Gold and Wood Signed Lower right – Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2012 Provenance I painted this composition of dogwood blossoms outdoors from my deck. When I composed this floral still life painting, I wanted to create a circular movement with the effect of light on the blossoms as the central focal point. Price $3,800 If you wish to acquire this fine original floral still life oil painting for your collection, please contact The Gallery in Mount Shasta or call 530-926-2234 for more information. Shipping…
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Original Floral Still Life Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 12″ x 18″ Oil on Canvas Panel Framing Framed in Gold and Wood Signed Lower right – Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2012 Provenance When I go through my studio, I often find little treasures I have painted that have been lost for a few months, and then found with much delight. When I am stuck on a painting or I am not sure if a painting is complete, I turn it away from my view and set it in a corner for a few days or weeks. When I rediscover the…
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Original Architectural Landscape Painting by Stefan Baumann 12 x 18 Oil on Panel Framing Framed in Gold and Wood Signed Lower right - Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2012 Provenance Just north of The Grand View Ranch and Mt. Shasta, the quaint and picturesque farming community of Hornbrook has become the inspirational location for many of the new paintings I plan to paint this year. This amazing old red barn, just off the freeway near Hornbrook, catches my eye every time I drive to Medford, Oregon to teach painting classes. Before I begin a painting, I think about why I am…
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Original Painting By Stefan Baumann 24″x36″ Oil on Linen Framing Black frame with gold carving Signed Lower Left – Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2012 Provenance This remote location that is hidden from view can be found high on the eastern side of Castle Crags. This grand vista of Mount Shasta beckoned Baumann to come into the wilderness near Heart Lake where he first viewed this scene. He captured the image as a small sketch on location, later creating this larger version of the vista called “Hot Summer Day” in his studio. The painting currently hangs at The Gallery in Mount Shasta….
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One Sunday each month during the summer, SOHS is opening Hanley Farm to the community. We call it Open Farm Day! Sunday, June 16 is Artists Day. Artists from Southern Oregon will be at Hanley, painting, photographing and displaying their work.
Hanley House, by Stefan Baumann
Many will have unique pieces of Southern Oregon art for sale. Join us at the Farm to talk with the artists, enjoy a picnic lunch (bring your own) and soak up some of the positive energy of historic Hanley Farm. Docent guided tours of Hanley House are $3, free for SOHS members. The Farm is open from 11am – 3pm this Sunday, June 16. Parking is free. Admission is free. Art is not free.