PHOTO: Painting as the air clears

PORT TOWNSEND — Squinting into the sun Wednesday afternoon — as the air slowly cleared — artist Robin Weiss creates his latest plein air painting. Weiss is among the award-winning competitors in Paint the Peninsula, the festival running through Sunday. Information about gallery shows and activities is found at PaintthePeninsula.org.

Amid gradually clearing air, shoppers ambled down Water Street in Port Townsend on Wednesday afternoon, where artist Robin Weiss, with easel at left, created his latest plein air painting. Weiss is among the award-winning competitors in Paint the Peninsula, the festival running through Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Amid gradually clearing air, shoppers ambled down Water Street in Port Townsend on Wednesday afternoon, where artist Robin Weiss, with easel at left, created his latest plein air painting. Weiss is among the award-winning competitors in Paint the Peninsula, the festival running through Sunday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

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