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Yellowstone: Twilight at Upper Geyser

Yellowstone: Twilight at Upper Geyser Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 12×18 Oil on Panel Framing 4″ 24k gilded gold hand made frame Signed Lower Right – Baumann On Verso Upper Right “Twilight at Upper Geyser” Stefan Baumann Yellowstone NP Artist’s Comments When I am asked, “What is your favorite National Park to visit and paint?”, I always say Yellowstone Park, and tell them that I love the Upper Geyser basin in particular. This park is unique because it doesn’t have the grand vistas to view as many of the other parks have. This park is one where discovering the enchanted…

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Yellowstone Painting: Old Faithful Lodge

Yellowstone Painting: Old Faithful Lodge Somewhere in Time Oil painting by Stefan Baumann 12×16 Oil on Cotton canvas mounted on board Framing 4″ Driftwood frame with gold leaf liner and drift wood lip, 22 k gold leaf name plate, Somewhere in Time, Stefan Baumann, Yellowstone Old Faithful Lodge Signed Lower Left – Baumann GV On Verso Frame inscribed in pen L 000374 12×16 #90-1A, GIML INLAY SUDAN GRAND VIEW OPUS 30      With two metal protective clips attached. Artist’s Comments For me, Yellowstone is the most magical of all the National Parks.  Over the past thirty years, I have returned to…

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Painting a Geyser in Yosemite National Park, Part 1

“Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1″ by Stefan Baumann

“Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1” by  Stefan Baumann Three Keys to Plein Air Success ~ Inspiration, Composition & Color Application, Part 1 When I begin a painting on location, my main objective is to capture the subject in as little time as possible, and when painting a geyser, the pressure to paint fast is even greater. Painting a geyser like one in Yellowstone Park depicted in “Yellowstone Geyser, Opus 1” is quite a challenge, as it only erupts every 12 hours and the burst of water and steam lasts only 2-3 minutes. Capturing the essence of the geyser blowing upwards into…

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