British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada and a component of the Pacific Northwest. Because of milder weather near the coast and in the southern valleys, it offer a variety of beautiful spots to paint.
Plein Air is a French phrase, (en) plein air, has the literal translation of “in the open air”. It is used to describe a style of paintings or drawings created in the moment, primarily from nature and infused with a feeling of the open air. The artist’s challenge is to create an impression of a scene, capturing the atmosphere, feeling and immediacy of the moment.