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The Grand View Ranch Artist’s Retreat

The Grand View Ranch Artist’s Retreat

A Three-Day Painting workshop that will inspire the way you paint forever!

Imagine what you can experience in just three days

Paint 6-8  Plein Air paintings, Enjoy hours of lectures, Delicious meals, Fabulous locations, an evening of informative critiques, and being in the company of exceptional artist who want to improve the way they paint the world .

All this is available for you at our Mt Shasta Workshops

This is a photo of Stefan Baumann who offers individual coaching as participants paint on location.

Stefan Baumann offers individual coaching as participants paint on location.

With Stefan Baumann Workshops, you will be able to create measurable and lasting changes in your art.  His workshops contain a step-by-step process that will help you identify how to paint outdoors, and how to break through barriers to take action and transform your painting. Baumann’s workshops are delivered with incredible passion, power, and playfulness.  The process becomes not only moving but also enjoyable. In Baumann’s workshops, he will personally coach you as you begin to implement the proven strategies and tools for achieving the results you want and deserve, faster than you may have ever imagined possible!With Stefan Baumann Workshops, you will be able to create measurable and lasting changes in your art.  His workshops contain a step-by-step process that will help you identify how to paint outdoors, and how to break through barriers to take action and transform your painting. Baumann’s workshops are delivered with incredible passion, power, and playfulness.  The process becomes not only moving but also enjoyable.In Baumann’s workshops, he will personally coach you as you begin to implement the proven strategies and tools for achieving the results you want and deserve, faster than you may have ever imagined possible!

By taking this course, you will build a foundation of practical painting techniques that will expand your ability to be a confident and successful artist.  One of the most important keys that you will learn is how to see as an artist sees the world.  By observing the relationships between color, value, shapes, and textures, your ability to “paint what you see” will improve dramatically and your paintings will reflect your new level of knowledge and skill.

 

The Grand View Ranch is an “Artist’s Refuge in the Mountains” and is located on 10 acres of protected mountainside land.

Photograph of Mount Shasta in Winter Snow with sun shining from an angleThis photo is of Mount Shasta in Winter Snow from The Grand View Ranch close to the quaint and scenic town of Mount Shasta City.  Our Ranch inspires an ongoing commitment to the care and preservation of mountain flora and fauna – enabling our guests to enjoy the natural surroundings of this tranquil retreat.  Ecologically diverse, The Grand View Ranch has a mix of California trees such as dogwood, pine, fir, cypress, and oak forest, as well as having stunning views of Mount Shasta and the Eddies, all that creates a tranquil landscape.

 

Image of artist Stefan Baumann doing a painting demonstration

Stefan Baumann Giving a Painting Demo at The Grand View Ranch

 

It is my dream to create an idyllic artist retreat, where artists can participate in location painting workshops that nurture the artist in a place of unparalleled beauty and inspiration.      I am interested in offering an experience that reflects the philosophy of one of my mentors, John Ruskin, author of “Modern painters.”  Ruskin rejected the dehumanizing effects of the Industrial Revolution, similar to what we are going through right now, with mass-produced imports from other countries, and very few items made with the artist’s hands, mind, and heart.  I hope to work with other similar thinking artists to make a difference, and to provide a location for human connection and artistic expression to grow.  This type of project takes a battalion of helpful colleagues to make it work, and many artists have contributed to this dream.  I thank them with all my heart.

 

 

Painting Plein Air: View of Hoy Barn and Mt. Shasta in Spring.

 

Located in Northern California,  The Grand View Ranch Artist’s Retreat is located near beautiful small towns located   in the Cascade mountains. It’s elevation is 4,000 feet making it a comfortable environment year round.  Activities such as skiing, hiking, river rafting, mountain climbing , golfing and a host of other activities are available to visitors.  Mount Shasta, a city in Siskiyou County, California, is where  “heaven and earth meet” and the water is the purest in the world.  The city is about 3,600 feet above sea level and is near the flanks of the volcano called Mount Shasta, a prominent  northern California landmark.

Spring in Mount Shasta CA
May 19-20-21 2017
June 16-17-18 2017
Autumn in Mount Shasta , CA 
Sept. 15-16-17 2017
Oct. 20-21-22 2017

 To Register for A Workshop,  Click Here

 


 

More Workshops Offered by Stefan Baumann!

This is a photo of Stefan Baumann as he listens to participant's questions and offers helpful information about painting on location.

Stefan Baumann listens to participant’s questions and offers helpful information about painting on location.

     Plein Air Basics Workshop

     Alla Prima Workshop

     Night Painting Workshop

     Master Class Workshop

     Power To Create Workshop

 

 

Tuition & Lodging

Sweeping views of Mt Shasta California

What participants have to say

 

For a quarter century, Stefan Baumann has devoted his life to providing the critical resources of education and inspiration, as well as specific tools to help people measurably improve the quality of their painting. His ability to develop systems for creating immediate and lasting change has made him a recognized expert in Location Painting

People from all walks of life, (those just beginning the journey to successful art currieries, and those who have already reached the pinnacle of achievement), call on Stefan Baumann to take their art to the next level.

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