Artist Pat Hillcoat on painting En Plein Air

Why ‘paint-outs’ are popular among Muskoka artists

Nothing is more rewarding to Pat Hillcoat than painting on location — en plein air.  “Being outside puts you closer to the subject,” the Muskoka artist says. The result? “A painting with a more realistic feeling.” For the past 15 years Hillcoat has made Muskoka her home.  A career in technology led her away from ...

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