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Painting the natural world en plein air

Gallery owner Robin Knowlton hosts a new exhibition introducing Lodi to three reknowned landscape artists who prefer to find their creative spark outside

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Posted: Friday, January 3, 2014 1:58 pm

For the uninitiated, hauling a canvas, paints, brushes and easel out to a meadow seems like far too much work for a landscape painting. Couldn’t you just take a few photographs and reference them from the comfort of your studio?

But for artists who prefer to work in the elements, there’s no replacement for the sounds of birdsong, the gentle breeze and the scents of nature to influence their work. It’s known as plein air painting, and its followers swear by the quality of light and feeling they can infuse into their pieces.

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