Monthly Archives: May 2013

Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I sketched at this delightful local garden last fall.  With the coming of spring and so many new blooms, I thought I would go out to see it again.  I got there late, an hour before closing, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sketches

Here are 3 sketches I’ve done over the past two days.  First, I sketched looking out the 3rd floor window at my health clinic.  It shows the view of part of Overlake Hospital across the street.  I sketched it before … Continue reading

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Thinking about my palette

I seem to have just spent a couple hours reading the watercolor section of Handprint, Bruce MacEvoy’s website.  I find the information about color and color theory rather overwhelming.  I’ve looked it over before.   However, this time I came across … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Our nation’s warriors and veterans have been on my mind this weekend especially.  It’s been raining a lot, so I didn’t go to Tahoma National VA Cemetery to sketch, as I did last year.  I spend the weekend mindful of … Continue reading

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Bunny craft

Here’s a rare crafting post….. I started making more soft bears a couple days ago.  I made one small one and one large one.  The small one will join 2 bunnies bound for Operation TeddyCare.   The large one will … Continue reading

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King Street Station

A group of Seattle Urban Sketchers met to sketch the newly renovated King Street Station.  It was stunningly beautiful and quite a sketching challenge.  The set of photos of this sketch outing is here. Before meeting up with the group, … Continue reading

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Loose Paper Sketchbook

Tina shared an idea on which I’ve been thinking.  I cannot find her blog post about it, though. Argh.  The idea is to carry just a few folded watercolor pages to lighten one’s sketch-bag load.  Paper alone won’t do for … Continue reading

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Back to the Market

With another day of excellent weather, I decided to go back into town to Pike Place Market and sketch some more.  The Urban Sketchers weekly theme is Bathrooms (!) and there was an unusual one at the Market I wished … Continue reading

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Pike Market Sketch Outing

The Seattle Urban Sketchers had our regular monthly sketch outing at Pike Market, joining up with two Seattle sketchers teaching an Urban Sketchers sponsored workshop, “Line to Color”.  Find all the photos in this set As is often the case, … Continue reading

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B-17 is back

The Museum of Flight’s B-17 bomber is back on display.  It was stored over the winter in donated hanger space across Boeing Field.  It took some volunteer manpower to push it into place! The Museum of Flight’s B-17 ‘F’ is … Continue reading

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