ABSTRACTION IN HARMONY
MASSIVE CLOUDS & BEAUTIFUL LIGHT CHANGES
Stefan often wanders in the powerful natural landscape next to his home on the west coast. Powerful clouds and beautiful changes of light find their way subconsciously into the studio and the brushstrokes. He doesn't choose the subjects - they come to him.
"It has happened that I walked past a place and suddenly recognized it from one of my paintings."
Working primarily in oil, he masters an unusual older technique called layer painting, where layers upon layers of thin oil glazes and paint create visible depth and seductive shifts of light.