• Downeast Maine Plein Air Painting Retreat

    9 days ago - By Michael Chesley Johnson

    Painting Retreat, Maine, Lubec. August 8-13, 2021 I'm always surprised when other landscape painters tell me they've never heard of Lubec, Maine. Just two hours east of Bar Harbor, this incredibly scenic and historic fishing village, perched on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, offers plenty for the painter: ramshackle fish buildings, a working fleet of lobster boats and scallop draggers, cottages that date from the 1800s-not to mention an abundance of natural scenery that includes bold seaside cliffs, quiet coves and stunning views of the islands of Passamaquoddy Bay. And it's quiet. Even...
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