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.