Plein air outing in Locke

Photo by Martha Esch 

Recently 20 artists from the Contra Costa County-based Suburban Sketchers caravanned along the Sacramento River to visit the quaint town of Locke. They donned their masks and spread out to artfully capture different areas of the historic buildings and scenery.

Photo by Martha Esch

“It was really nice to get out for a drive and a change of scenery,” said CAA member, Laurie Mansur. “Locke was a perfect, quiet spot for plein air painting. It’s such a short drive, yet it felt worlds away.”

Visit the Suburban Sketchers group on Facebook to see their artwork and more photos that they've shared from this plein air outing. 

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Photo by Laurie Mansur