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Journaling Retreat ~ Day 1 Afternoon

The aftermath of a frivolous, abundant lunch (where we get to make our own sandwiches and eat as much as we choose) found us pondering our afternoon assignment: Desire Mapping. With a wild collection of collage materials, giant atlases for us to dissec…

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Sierra Nevada Painting: Donner Lake Study

Sierra Nevada Painting: Donner Lake Study Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8×11 Oil on Linen Canvas Mounted on Wood Framing 3″ Red Mahogany Wood Lower Left – Baumann Date Completed: 2004 On Verso Donner Lake Field Study Baumann Artist’s Comments Journal Entry: Donner Lake, September 16, 2004 Today, I left camp determined to find a historic location where famous artists have painted a study of Donner Lake. I climbed over huge granite boulders, some that were as large as a house, and came to places where I could go no further; where my only option was to turn around in…

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Telluride Plein Air ~ From Lake to Parade to Class

This journal spread covers a lot of territory in our Colorado Summer. First we attempt a second 4-wheel drive up Tomboy – – and WOW – – even Roland eventually opts to turn around after facing giant lopsided granite rocks in the road. I’m rather relieve…

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The Nesting of an RV

We rose early, anxious to move into our final destination. We couldn’t seem to locate Connie, our hostess’ phone number (it was online, but without internet connection …) so Roland walked over to the location and spoke with her in person. She thought…

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