Extreme Realism: Trompe l’oeil & Alla Prima Painting

Baumann talks to his students about Extreme Realism and trompe l’oeil.

Baumann is a plein air master painter and host of the PBS series “The Grand View”, in which he travels America’s National Parks painting outdoor paintings in oil of America’s western landscapes.

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.


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