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En plein air

(French pronunciation: (ɑ̃ plɛn‿ɛʁ]) is a French expression which means “in the open air”, and is particularly used to describe the act of painting outdoors, which is also called “peinture sur le motif” in French. – Above definition of ‘Plein Air’: Courtesy of Wikipedia.

Kathy Haycock

She lives in Eastern Ontario’s Algonquin wilderness, surrounded by the changing seasons she can paint daily.

She fell in love with plein air oil painting in 1998 after many years as a fiber artist and tapestry weaver. Her favourite ‘studio’ is on location, immersed within the landscape. Anywhere. Being there is everything.