Jo-Ann Sanborn adds finishing touches to her painting, just outside her studio at the Esplanade. Wet Paint Live had artists painting all over Marco Island on Thursday, and art patrons bidding on the results in a charity auction. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
Marco Island got a paint job Thursday – and a professional paint job at that. Twenty-one talented area artists fanned out over the island, each choosing a spot to set up an easel and produce a painting, as the French would say, “en plein air,” or as we say in English, outdoors.