:: Parc des ancres ::

“The world is what exists and what happens, but we gain enormous insight by talking about it — telling its story — in different ways.”
— Physicist Sean Carroll

Every Tuesday mornings from the middle of May to the end of August, Linda Drewry has been inviting plein air sketchers/painters to join her. She has been doing this for the past 22 years — quite a feat if you ask me! Today was a breezy summer day, full of sunlight and I counted about 15 painters dispersed here and there on the beautiful grounds. The east lighthouse was one of two, each one illuminating its end of the Canal Soulanges, indicating east or west.

I first drew in a value sketch to see where my lights and darks should be and of course I forgot to scan it in tonight… will do so tomorrow. Then I drew on a quarter sheet, light pencil lines, followed by ink lines and finished off with the watercolour paints.

Paper: Fluid 100
Colours: New Gambodge, Burnt Sienna, Cobalt Blue
Ink: Noodlers Lexington Grey
Location: Parc des ancres, Pointe des Cascades

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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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