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Barton painters capture natural light

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by Trisha Ingalls


BARTON — Painting outside, or in French, en plein air, has been a practice since the nineteenth century, and was made famous by the French Impressionists.  It became much more practical at the end of the nineteenth century when paints started to become portable in tubes and could be taken to outdoor locations easily.  Here in Barton, Greater Barton Arts (GBA) has been championing plein air painting for about eight years now.  GBA’s director Adrien Helm was ready to head out Saturday morning to join the rest of the small group that gathered for the first plein air paint out of the season….

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