Monthly Archives: August 2012

Back from the Island

From Sunday, 26 August, through Tuesday, 28 August, I’ve been on San Juan Island.  My husband and I took our Swedish visitor to see a friend with whom he has corresponded on a message board for 15 years.  That friend … Continue reading

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Tacoma Museums

Today I took our visiting friend to museums in Tacoma, WA.  First stop was the LeMay American’s Car Museum.  This is a very new museum as it only just opened in June.  I looked around a little and took some … Continue reading

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Back to Museum of Flight

We have a friend from Sweden visiting for 2 weeks.  Today my husband and I took him to the Museum of Flight.  Since I volunteer there every week, I didn’t need to tour.  While they looked at the exhibits, I … Continue reading

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A bit more about my kit

I have a water container that is small but divided into 2 sections so I can keep some of the water clean.  I found it at an Asian grocery. This is a small Moleskine sketchbook I always have in my … Continue reading

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Decisions about my kit

Since I jumped into this new hobby back in February, I’ve been experimenting (fussing) with what tools to use. It’s been 6 months and I don’t think I’ve quite settled in yet.  I’ve saved up a lot of ideas and … Continue reading

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August Sketchcrawl

This was the monthly sketch crawl for the Seattle Urban Sketchers.  We met up at a small coffee shop in the funky, old, historic neighborhood of Georgetown, just south of Seattle.  There are so many interesting scenes to sketch.  I … Continue reading

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Sketch and Class

18 August     First, I made a stop at Black Diamond, a tiny but picturesque town a half hour away.  I did one sketch.  I thought I would do more but I ran out of time as I had to be … Continue reading

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Weird coffee

10 August:  I’ve done sketches of two odd ball coffee stores.  This first one is just down the hill from me and I pass it all the time, saying to myself, “I’ve got to sketch that”.  I finally did so. … Continue reading

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Kat Richardson booksigning

8 August:  I went to the UW Bookstore for a Kat Richardson reading of her new Greywalker book, Seawitch.  Instead of taking a photo, I did a very quick pen sketch in my small Moleskine.  The reading was fun.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Portland USK workshop

I spent the first weekend of August in Portland learning from two excellent workshop leaders for Urban Sketchers. We were 24 attendees with 2 leaders.  We split up and went with one on Friday and the other on Saturday.  I … Continue reading

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