Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sketching at Steamcon

I spent a long weekend at Steamcon IV, held Friday-Sunday at the Bellevue Hyatt.  It’s a convention featuring all things Steampunk.  Details about the con and Steampunk can be found on the website. I was busy attending panels and other … Continue reading

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Staff meeting

As I’ve written before, I volunteer at the Museum of Flight.  I attended the early morning All Staff meeting.  I got a little bored during part that only pertained to employees, so I pulled out my sketchbook.  It occurred to … Continue reading

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In class

There were some really nice watercolors on display in class yesterday.  It seems a tradition in this on-going class at the Senior Center to display what was worked on from the last week.  Most people painted from the same photo. … Continue reading

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Columbia City Sketchcrawl

Despite the weather prediction, fortune was with us as we had blue sky and sunshine for our Seattle Urban Sketchers Sketchcrawl today in Columbia City.  It was very chilly, though, in the upper 40’s.  Watercolor didn’t dry well and our … Continue reading

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On-line learning

Given my age, I’m a bit old school when it comes to how I learn.  My first inclination is to turn to books.  In the past year, though, I’ve come to realize that on-line videos have become a powerful tool … Continue reading

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Gollum & Dogbert

Last night’s “daily sketch” in pen in the pocket Moleskine sketchbook.  I sketched while watching an interview on the PC.  It was The Nerdist channel, Chris Hardwick’s podcast, website, etc.  In keeping with that, Dogbert (from the Dilbert cartoon) & … Continue reading

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New Drone at the Museum

I just happened to take my pocket Moleskine sketchbook in with me for my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight.  Lo and behold, there was a new artifact in the lobby.  The following is edited from the press release.  … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I’d heard about the relatively new garden on the “Gardening with Cisco” show.  Today was likely to be the last nice day for a while as rain is again predicted for at least the next week. I searched on “Auburn … Continue reading

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Pen holder hack

I didn’t really like the Leuchtturm1917 Pen Loop.  Tina was correct.  It was too narrow to hold the Lamy.  Otherwise, it would be perfectly fine for a thinner pen.   So I continued on my quest for a way to attach … Continue reading

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Drawing the Debate

It didn’t occur to me to do so.  I’m just awaiting my ballot so I can vote, already.  I’m not undecided!  Thus, I didn’t watch. I do have it on TIVO, so I guess I could. But NBC commissioned three … Continue reading

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