Maureen Coltman, from Courtenay, paints en plein air at Harbour Quay during the eighth annual Alberni Valley Paint Out on Sunday, Sept. 13. Some of the paintings from this year’s two-day event will be available to view at DRAW Gallery. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Maureen Coltman, from Courtenay, paints en plein air at Harbour Quay during the eighth annual Alberni Valley Paint Out on Sunday, Sept. 13. Some of the paintings from this year’s two-day event will be available to view at DRAW Gallery. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Smoky skies don’t stop plein air Paint Out in Port Alberni

Painting took place at Sproat Lake and Harbour Quay

Smoky skies didn’t stop the eighth annual Port Alberni Paint Out.

The Paint Out is an international plein air painting event that takes place every September.

This year, participants from all over the Island painted at Sproat Lake on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Harbour Quay on Sunday, Sept. 13. Some of the paintings from this event will be available to view at DRAW Gallery.

Painters included Colleen Clancy, Maureen Coltman, Sandy and Dan Gray, Jillian Mayne, Christy McCarthy, Karen and Rock MacRae, Ali Spence, Sue Thomas and Tamas Zalatnai.

Art

 

Participants of the eighth annual Port Alberni Paint Out pose for a picture at Sproat Lake on Saturday, Sept. 12. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Participants of the eighth annual Port Alberni Paint Out pose for a picture at Sproat Lake on Saturday, Sept. 12. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Participants of the eighth annual Port Alberni Paint Out pose for a picture at Sproat Lake on Saturday, Sept. 12. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Participants of the eighth annual Port Alberni Paint Out pose for a picture at Sproat Lake on Saturday, Sept. 12. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Just Posted

Pride Fest 2021
Get ready for Pride Fest!

The 2021 Victoria Pride Week Festival will include online events to connect and give visibility to Greater Victoria’s LGBTQ2S+ communities.

Kiss Me Kosher
Bring On the Laughter

Victoria International Jewish Film Festival plans feel-good event

JazzFest
Hot Days and Cool Music

The Victoria International JazzFest heats up its online venue

Playwrights Jessica Schacht and Sam Young of Duncan and Burnaby, respectively, present an online reading of their play ‘You Are Not A Ghost’ June 8 as part of TheatreOne’s Emerging Voices series. (Photos courtesy Centric Photography/Sam Young)
West Coast playwrights turning viral advice column letter into experimental play

Nanaimo’s TheatreOne presents online reading of ‘You Are Not A Ghost’

Most Read