Scenes from the mountains

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The Cashiers Plein Air Festival offers a breath of fresh air in troubling times

  • Plein air is a style of painting that came into vogue in the mid-19th century, placing the artist in nature and focusing on the dynamic light and shadow seen in nature. Here, artist Hilarie Lambert works on a canvas on the Blue Star Ranch property on Norton Road.
    Plein air is a style of painting that came into vogue in the mid-19th century, placing the artist in nature and focusing on the dynamic light and shadow seen in nature. Here, artist Hilarie Lambert works on a canvas on the Blue Star Ranch property on Norton Road.
The sweeping mountain vistas surrounding Cashiers have long served as inspiration for all manner of artistic pursuits, providing a muse for painters, potters, pickers and poets for generations now…

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