Stefan Baumann Podcast - Inspiration and Insights on Art and Painting

How to Paint Eye Magnets and Centural Focal Point in a Compostion in Your Paintings

July 09, 2020 Stefan Baumann Season 1 Episode 23
Stefan Baumann Podcast - Inspiration and Insights on Art and Painting
How to Paint Eye Magnets and Centural Focal Point in a Compostion in Your Paintings
Show Notes

In this Podcast, Stefan Baumann gives his student some advice on How to Paint Eye Magnets and Central Focal Point in a Composition in Your Paintings. In this episode Baumann explores what is an eye magnet and why we use them when we start a new composition and how Eye Magnets and Central Focal points can instantly make your composition better and more pleasing to look at by the viewer.

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About Stefan Baumann
Inspiring Millions with his PBS show " The Grand View " Americas National Park Through The Eyes of An Artist".  In this unique Television series, Stefan takes his viewers on a journey deep into the magical world of our National Parks to explore these sacred natural wonders. There, Viewers of the TV series, whiteness for themselves Baumann capturing vistas onto canvas En Plein Air viewers around the world to enjoy.

Each and every original oil painting is a moment captured by the artist of a remote location discovered by Baumann on his countless journies deep into the American wilderness. Through his keen eye and the steady trained hand of a master painter, Baumann painstakingly recreates the moment that he himself experiences, captured on the canvas first on location, and then finished or recreated back in his studio located his private ranch in Mt Shasta California. Baumann's plein air paintings include amazing effects of light, shadow, color, and the natural beauty that he sees in American wilderness landscapes, wildlife, and the architectural styles of older houses and barns.  Through his work, viewers enjoy the opportunity to see spectacular places in America that are too remote and inaccessible for most to visit themselves.  Baumann’s painting style has been classified by art collectors and galleries as “Romantic Realism with Luminicsm.” Pioneers of this beautiful genre of landscape painting include Frederic Church, Thomas Cole,  and Albert Bierstadt of the Hudson River School.  They were East Coast artists who journeyed to the Western United States to sketch and paint amazing views of the American wilderness, and then they returned to their home studios to paint stunning detailed versions of these vistas on room-sized canvases. Similarly,  Stefan Baumann reveals the true spirit of nature by transporting the viewer too distant lands that have gone unseen and undisturbed on his canvases. Baumann’s passion for painting is fueled by his fascination with and close observation of nature’s sublime beauty and mood.  Baumann’s paintings speak for themselves ~ elegant and mysterious, exciting and bold, every landscape and wildlife painting captures a feeling, a sense of place, and the magic of light.

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