:: Hudson Yacht Club ::

— It’s a lang road that’s no goat a turnin.’ —(goat = got)
Translation: Don’t lose heart in dark times, things can’t keep going in the same direction forever. Thinking of my Dad today and of my Scottish heritage, a small saying pronounced in Scottish for this post. —

The only place where you are comfortable today in southern Quebec is near the water… so I drove down to my village’s closest neighbour, the town of Hudson, to have a view and worship its fine breezes on the wharf next to the Hudson Yacht Club, which is a gem of a place. There is a small free parking space, a nice wharf with big cement pillars, a few trees to provide shade and fantastic views. You may have noticed that my sailboats have lines going through them… well, when you are plein-air sketching, things that were not there, suddenly appear and that is part of the fun.  I thought that today looked like a Cobalt kind of day, so I used lots of it.

Paper: Saunders Waterford CP 140 lbs
Colours: Hansa Medium, Raw Sienna, Burt Sienna, Cobalt Blue & Violet.
Location: Hudson Yacht Club on Wharf Road20150906_hudsonYacktClub

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About Jane Hannah

Canadian graphic artist, painter, sketcher, typographer, calligrapher and teacher at Cégep John Abbott College in Québec, Canada. Jane Hannah also has a website for her students at www.gimligraphics.com and a main blog at www.janehannah.com. She is also part of the Montreal Urban Sketchers.
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2 Responses to :: Hudson Yacht Club ::

  1. george smith says:

    Jane, you have a beautiful touch with the watercolors. All so simple and seemingly uncomplicated. A sure there is incredible skill behind the work. A really nice pic.

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