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Sailing into the New Year

Wait! It’s January and business as usual already! That peaceful dreamy holiday respite is long gone and it is work mode. (Ok, I have amnesia, holidays are rarely peaceful and dreamy.) Show season has officially started and I’m Atlanta bound to exhibit Carpe Diem Papers at Atlanta AmericasMart. This is the time of year I’m […]

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Whaler’s Cove: Values & Aerial Perspective

                                                                                “Whaler’s Cove” ~ 12×8 Oil Painting April 13 2015 Point Lobos After exploring the Monterey coast waiting for the sun to rise and the fog to lift, I discovered a hidden bay at the entrance of Point Lobos called Whaler’s Cove where I noticed the subtle effects of aerial perspective and receding values that would create a beautiful painting. This quiet…

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Near Yachats, Oregon, wildflowers, rocks and craggy cliffsides are just as fun to paint as the great blue ocean herself. With winds that blow year-round and an abundance of rain, the Oregon coast is not for the faint of heart, but it is for the lover of wild nature. It’s no wonder so many talented […]

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On a Beach

One of the very special things about the Oregon Coast is the abundance of creeks and rivers that flow out of the coastal range and create small estuaries on the sandy beaches. The fresh water provides habitat for whole communities of plants and wildlife. I enjoyed painting this scene on Ona Beach, just south of […]

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I painted these coastal scenes in plein air at the Oregon Coast through an annual event that artist Eric Sandgren sponsors every year. He conducts workshops and invites all plein air painters to come and join at the various locations. Painting with a group adds to the excitement and creates a camaraderie that transforms the usually solitary experience into […]

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Point Reyes Painting: Coastal Thunder

Point Reyes Painting: Coastal Thunder by Stefan Baumann 12 x 16 Original Oil on Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 3 1/4″ Dark brown Wood Omega Frame F801216 Signed Lower Left – Baumann GV in Red Paint       Date Completed: 2014 On Verso Masterpiece C Pro branded into the wood, Handwritten in Pen by the Artist, “Coastal Thunder” by Stefan Baumann,  2014 Artist’s Comment (Journal Entry,  August 15, 2007) Our afternoon efforts while hiking south from Drakes Bay on the Point Reyes National Seashore were rewarded today with a spectacular view of an outcropping of rocks along the…

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Irelands’ Lighthouse

In Gold Beach, on the Oregon Coast, I stayed at a hotel and RV park called the Irelands. This reproduction lighthouse was visible from my balcony, and it made a nice subject for a painting! Knife-painted on 16″x12″ canvas $500 © “Copyright…

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Gold Beach

On a short trip to Gold Beach, I painted the view from our hotel balcony as a storm rolled in. One curious seagull hung out nearby – requesting food or maybe just looking for artistic insight! Knife-painted oil on 14″x 18″ canvas. $65…

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Sunny Gold Beach

The Oregon coast is one of the most remote and unpopulated coastlines in the continental U.S. Wind and rain are always a possibility, but even in the winter there are days that make the heart sing because the water is so blue and the breezes are so mild. Needless to say, it’s one of my […]

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Northside of Sunset Bay

Northside of Sunset Bay, oil painting by Silvia Trujillo

Talk about windy, this was by far the most windy conditions I’ve ever painted in! What a challenge… there’s still sand in this one. 16″x12″ oil SOLD © “Copyright” 2013 Silvia Trujillo All rights reserved   …

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