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Grand Canyon: North Rim at Noon

Grand Canyon: North Rim at Noon, Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 6×8 Oil on Canvas Mounted on Wood Signed Lower Right – Baumann 03 On Verso Grand Canyon North Rim Artist’s Comments The North Rim of The Grand Canyon is one of my favorite places to paint. The North Rim is less visited than the more popular South Rim, and since its location is remote, the visitors that come here often stay a week. After painting all morning, I returned to the lodge feeling disappointed that the light was flat. But, then it occurred to me that not every…

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Grand Canyon Painting: In Resplendent Awe

Grand Canyon Painting: In Resplendent Awe by Stefan Baumann 12x 16 Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 3 1/4″ Omega dark Wood with gold inlay Signed Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint    Date Completed: 2005 On Verso Frame Inscribed in pencil “In Resplendent Awe” Stefan Baumann 2014 Branded in to the wood Masterpiece Pro in Pen by the artist “In Resplendent Awe” by Stefan Baumann 2014 Masterpiece C Pro Hand written by the Artist, Echo, Yosemite National Park, www.StefanBaumann.com, 2014 Artist’s Comment (Journal Entry, May 15, 2005) The Grand Canyon of Arizona has…

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CaFE™ Upcoming Opportunities

Callforentry.org Calls to Artists

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to www.callforentry.org to apply to one of these opportunities. We’ve edited the list to reflect opportunities available to Oregon artists. Upcoming Deadlines – APPLY TODAY!

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Style, Technique and Vision – Making Your Paintings Yours by Stefan Baumann

Style, Technique or Vision By Stefan Baumann    “Ashland Orchard”  Technique and style are the tools of creative expression for an artist.  They support his ability to communicate his artistic vision.  Technique includes the artist’s…
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Paint What You Love by Stefan Baumann

“Slushy Streets” – Paint What You Love Even though it is winter at The Grand View Ranch, it has been very dry and everyone is waiting with great anticipation for it to snow.  There is…
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Painting Plein Air at Night

“Mt. Shasta in Moonlight” – Painting at Night Plein Air   Painting on location is difficult enough, but painting on location at night offers a new set of issues that challenge even the most skilled…
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Connecting with Your Art by Stefan Baumann Painter of the National Parks Alla Prima

“Tulip Tree Branch” – Connecting with Your Art   With all the rain we have had in Mt. Shasta, I wanted to paint something with a bit more color.  A good friend found this tulip…
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A Pathway to Excellence in Your Paintings by Stefan Baumann Painter of the National Parks

 A Pathway to Excellence in Your Paintings By Stefan Baumann   “Sullaway House in Mt. Shasta” It has been snowing for the past few days and when it stopped, I grabbed my paints and searched…
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Painting from the Inside Out

“Old Stage Cabin” – Painting from the Inside Out This is a painting of the Steward ranch, located in a beautiful meadow just outside of the town of Mount Shasta. When painting outdoors it is…
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Artistic Philosophy

“Strawberry Valley Inn” – Artistic Philosophy We are just digging out of 8 feet of snow that fell over the last 4 days at The Grand View ranch.  Wow!  What an ordeal!  I respect the…
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