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What Makes a Great Plein Air Painting?

  “Illumination of Mt. Shasta from Tule Lake” National Wildlife Refuge What Makes a Great Plein Air Painting? Mount Shasta is a beautiful and diverse area that offers some of America’s most dramatic, stunning vistas in a location that is sparsely inhabited. Located in Northern California, Mt Shasta is where I chose to create a special place for Plein Air artists to learn and practice the art of painting from nature. Mount Shasta offers plein air artists unlimited sources of beautiful locations waiting to be captured with paint and canvas and I will be offering several Plein Air Workshops in…

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Curious Bear

Curious Bear ~ Sketchbooks are Valuable Original Oil Painting 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 Artist’s Comments At our camp near Coulter Bay, on the boundary of the Teton National Park, there was a curious bear whose name is Number 399. When I captured my first glimpse of Number 399, I grabbed my sketchbook to make a quick sketch on paper knowing that I could later transfer it to canvas. The bear stood for a few…

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NEWS FLASH: The Grand View Series airing on PBS

Example of Romantic Luminism by Stefan Baumann

The Grand View will air nationally on the PBS “Create” Station on February 20, kicking off a series of twenty episodes featuring Stefan Baumann painting live on location in twenty different National Parks.

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The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Yellowstone Trailer

Join alla prima landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Olympic Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Mount Rainier Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Redwood Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – North Cascades Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Joshua Tree Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works

The Grand View with Stefan Baumann – Point Reyes Trailer

Join landscape painter Stefan Baumann as he takes us to various national parks across the US and creates masterful works