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Yosemite: The Arches

Yosemite: The Arches, Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Signed Lower Left – Baumann On Verso Yosemite Bayumann 03 Artist’s Comments This little sketch was painted on another visit to Yosemite. As a painter, I  always see beauty everywhere. Sometimes I have my easel, and other times, I travel with my thumb box. These little sketches offer me a way to capture just as much information and inspiration as I can get on a larger canvas but they take less time. I’m just as committed to the smaller sketches as I am to…

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A Foggy Morning in Olympic National Park

“Misty Morning in Olympic National Park” The first time I traveled to Olympic National Park, I went to paint a scene of a foggy morning on the coastline in the Park for my PBS series, “The Grand View, America’s National Park through the Eyes of an Artist.” We drove through the Elma Valley and over to the Olympic peninsula where more than 73 miles of the northern Pacific coast is protected by the Olympic National Park. Visitors are able to experience miles of magnificent coastline full of tide pools, sandy beaches, and rocky cliffs. I chose a cold and foggy landscape…

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