Plein Air – Open Air – Painting Event – 6 Days of “Paint The Town”
Artist paint at Royal Gorge, Dino Experience, Colon Orchards and surrounding area of Florence. Dinner’s, Social events all ending on Sat. 20 with reception/dinner/awards/sales starting at 5 pm at the Bell Tower.
Plein Air is a French expression that means “in the open air” and is often used to describe the act of painting outdoors. Spectators of the Florence Arts Council Paint the Town event may see artists working on such scenes as historic buildings, doorways, colorful flowers or even people. Friday, Oct. 19 may be the best opportunity to see artists at work since they will be restricted to a six block radius of downtown Florence from the intersection of Pikes Peak and Main Streets. Another great event is the Quick Draw on Saturday 20th from 1 to 3 p.m. NEW MYSTERY LOCATION in Florence. New Mystery location is a fantastic site for all to paint or view. Artists will meet at the Bell Tower at 12pm for directions to the mystery location. Artists will create pieces from prop-set scenes, natural venue or mystery items within the mystery location and their work will be for sale at the Artists’ Reception that follows. With a Chili/Soup supper.
Additional Information Available at http://www.florenceartscouncil.com/paint-the-town.html