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Nova Scotia Plein Air Painting Retreat: Part 1

Peggy's Cove, Afternoon9x12 Oil by Michael Chesley JohnsonAvailable Most landscape painters in the eastern US and Canada have heard of Peggy’s Cove. Much like Monhegan Island and Cape Ann, this little village is legendary among artists. Tucked into a quiet corner of St Margaret’s Bay on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, it maintains the feeling of an old harbor town. Imagine lobster boats, fish houses, crashing waves, even a lighthouse—all of it painted in tones of raw umber, burnt sienna and yellow ochre.
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