I woke this morning with the feeling that something had changed. The air felt a little crisper, the sky looked a little darker and I could smell the earthy scent of leaves scattered on the ground in the woods. Yes, this is the feeling of fall, my favorite time of year! To celebrate the season, this year I am offering a September workshop that includes painting outdoors with a focus on Composition. An important element in a painting is a good compostion which includes line, balance, movement, abstract form and many other details that are needed to create a great… continue reading
Baumann lives in the Mount Shasta area and has painted many beautiful views from the Grand View Ranch and other lovely plein air scenes near his home.
Mount Shasta in Moonlight Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 8x12 Oil on Board Framing 31/4" Wood Signed Lower Right - Baumann Verso Stefan Baumann Mt Shasta in Moonlight Artist's Comments Painting on location is difficult enough, but painting on location at night offers a new set of issues that challenge even the most skilled plein air artists. First of all, seeing your painting and palette in the dark can be difficult, but with the new LED light that straps on your head, you can actually see what you are doing. You can see whatever you look at - your… continue reading
Mount Shasta: Illusion of Grandeur Original Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann 18x29 Golden Mean Oil Primed Linen Canvas Stretched on Wood Bars Framing 4" Dark custom wood frame Signed Lower Left - Baumann GV Date Completed: 2014 Verso Masterpiece C Pro, Hand written by the Artist, Illusion of Grandeur, Mt. Shasta, Stefan Baumann, 2014 Artist's Comment This painting represents a style called Romantic Realism, a truly American way of seeing and painting the Grand American landscape. Early painters who traveled west like Albert Bierstadt, Fredric Church and Thomas Moran wanted to see if the grand landscapes that were written about… continue reading
Mount Shasta, Hot Summer Day ~ Original Oil Painting By Stefan Baumann 24x 36 Oil on Linen Framing Black frame with gold carving Signed Lower Left - Baumann Monogram GV Date: 2012 Artist's Comments This remote location is hidden from view can be found high on the eastern side of Castle Crags. This grand vista of Mount Shasta beckoned me to come into the wilderness near Heart Lake where I first viewed this scene. I captured the image as a small sketch on location, later creating this larger version of the vista called "Hot Summer Day" in my studio. The painting… continue reading
Original Landscape Oil Painting by Stefan Baumann Oil on Canvas Framing Framed Signed Lower right – Baumann Monogram GV Provenance This romantic scene captures the essence of Mount Shasta and the ethereal quality that surrounds her majestic slopes. The low angle of the light and the color of the cool haze that lightly covers Mount Shasta contrasts with the foothill's warm highlights from the morning sun just breaching over the high alpine tree line, giving this painting a “sense of place.” Price Sold If you wish to acquire this fine original oil painting for your collection, please contact the artist… continue reading