Painting Extreme Realism : Trompe l’oeil
Baumann talks to his students about Extreme Realism and trompe l’oeil. Baumann, Plein Air master painter, PBS artist Stefan Baumann, host of the PBS Series “The Grand View,” America’s National Parks Through the Eyes of an Artist,” travels throughout America painting plein air landscapes in oil. Art collectors who love to acquire paintings of the West, still life, wildlife and flowers love his work, and his paintings have been collected by noted American families such as the Annenbergs , Rockefellers, former President Reagan and by top fortune 500 corporations. His work is likened to the top artists of American History such as Moran, Bierstadt, Sargent, Payne, and Hulings. He frequently travels to paint in the National Parks, and you might see him painting at Yosemite, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon, as well as on his PBS Series, “The Grand View,” and in his DVDs that feature him painting in 20 different National Parks.