Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pike Place Market

Carleen suggested she and I get together today to sketch at Pike Place Market.  Good idea!  I’ve never seen the market decorated for the holidays.  We met early.  We talked some and sketched some. The first sketch is what I … Continue reading

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Finally, inside the crew compartment of the FFT

Volunteers of the Museum of Flight were given a tour of the Seattle Museum of Flight’s Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer (FFT) crew compartment & cockpit.  I was at the back of the line so my wait was about an … Continue reading

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Holiday decor in downtown Seattle

This was another chilly but bright and sunny day.  I took bus and light rail downtown to look around at the holiday decorations.  I took the light rail to the end at Westlake Center and then walked back to University … Continue reading

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Three Buns

These are 3 fabric bunnies waiting on the hall table.  I have three more cut out and ready to sew up.  Then they all go in a box to Operation Teddy Care,  a charity which gives small stuffed animals to … Continue reading

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New Mexico in the studio

I painted this from a photo taken during a visit to a friend a couple years ago. This is the “old gate” at  Josefina’s Old Gate cafe and B&B built in the old style of Adobe.  It is in old … Continue reading

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Reorganized art table

I am able to have one bedroom devoted to crafts and sewing.  In the corner near the north-facing window is my art table.  It had also held some sewing bits.  Today I reorganized it, moving the sewing supplies elsewhere. I … Continue reading

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Holiday sketch venues

Places to Sketch  over holiday season I’m thinking of taking the light rail or the bus into downtown Seattle to sketch the special holiday displays.  I’ve collected a list, mostly from the Seattle Times holiday entertainment guide (linked above).   I’ll … Continue reading

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Bird in the snow

I finished the painting at which I hinted yesterday.  It was started in my watercolor class/workshop on Monday.  We were to work on winter scenes.  I brought a number of my own photos of some winter images that I thought … Continue reading

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Second chances and kit items

I decided to give the Noodler’s Ahab Flex a second chance.  I re-watched Brian Goulet’s tutorials, especially  how to adjust the nib for desired ink flow.  I had been dissatisfied with it as I thought it leaked.  It might have … Continue reading

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Sketch Crawl at SAM

The Seattle Sketchers met up at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM).  Most of us just sketched in the lobby as it was free and there were a lot of subjects.  Some ventured outside and further away.  As with last month, … Continue reading

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