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Roseburg Paint Out

I usually resist paint out competition weekends, because they are never really very productive; I wind up usually making paintings in places I don’t have an affinity for and there is not enough time and there is the added pressure of knowing your work will literally be judged.  Umpqua Valley Arts Association hosts a paint […]

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Featured Artist of the Month of November at the Belle

I realize that it has been some time since I have posted anything, but “work” has a way of getting in the way of fun and “play time.”  So not much time for “photo treks” this year.  But I have … Continue reading

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Plein Air Painting Video

I participated in a fun paint out event in Roseburg, Oregon about a week ago and while there, Michael Sullivan, photojournalist at the News Review created this cool little video profile. I love it! Thanks Mike and check out his work at http://www.michaelsullivanphoto.photoshelter.comFiled under: Landscape, painting, Paintings, Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, Inspiration, landscape, oregon, plein […]

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My Trip to Paris — Part Two: The Paintings

I had an amazing time painting in Paris. Getting out and painting in this old city, known for centuries of great art, connected me to so many of my heroes and gave me a chance to meet lots of tourists and locals. I cannot wait to go back – there are paintings there I still really […]

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More of Bandon’s Beauty

A few more images from my last visit to Bandon:  I was quite fortunate to be blessed with dramatic skies due to rain storms coming and going. Finally the weather calmed down and I was able to capture this image … Continue reading

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Bandon’s Beauty

While on our annual family retreat to the Oregon coast we were blessed with beautiful skies after a heavy rain storm in Bandon by the Sea:

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Painting Kings Canyon National Park

Artist Stefan Baumann embarks on one of his most rigorous journeys yet.  He and his crew hike 25 miles and ascend 10,000 feet into the back country of Kings Canyon National Park. Along his journey he sits down with his pack guide, Tim Loverin, whose family has been packing into the region since 1985, Ralph Wass, back country packer in the region, Kate Collins, interpretive ranger for the park, and Joel Despain, park cave specialist. Baumann concludes by painting the backcountry’s Rae Lakes. Continue exploring America’s National Parks with Stefan Baumann! Return to video list Watch on YouTube

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Be Prepared to Paint

“Ashland Barn” by Stefan Baumann   Last week I was traveling in Medford, Oregon, prepared to paint with my brushes, paints, and canvases in my truck, when I took an unexpected turn off the freeway onto a quiet country road. It had been raining and a magnificent cloud formation with impressive effects of light covered the sky. I drove by an old pear orchard, and noticed a beautiful pear tree covered with blossoms that had an old barn as a backdrop. As I came closer to the tree, the sky opened and a beam of sunlight lit up the metal…

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Come Journey with Me – March 2014 Member Show

March 7-30, Every Friday-Sunday 11am-5pm “Don’t Shop With the G-Nomes” Solo Show and Presentation by Catie Faryl Sun, March 9 at 3pm Artist Reception Friday, March 14 from 5-7pm

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Gross Anatomy for Artists Workshop

The workshop I just attended was amazing – we drew a model every morning and in the afternoons we studied cadavers at Standford Medical School.  What an experience.  These photos are from the first day – you can see me in the pink sweater with the face mask – looking frightened.  First day was freaky, […]

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