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Painters Using Plein Air Style

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Many artists practice their craft in small studios.

Today some of them tried another option.

Painters met at Buckstop Junction to use the Plein Air style, a French phrase meaning "in the open air".

Artists chose subjects such as landscapes or historic buildings.

Participants were encouraged to teach and learn from each other.

"I found numerous people that have similar interests so I said, "You know what? Let's just try to coordinate some outings like this--get those people together." And it's fun because we'll sit down when we're done and we'll share our paintings and talk about it," says volunteer coordinator Larry Maslowski.

The event was free but participants were encouraged to give to a free-will offering to cover the admission fee to Buckstop Junction.

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