Monthly Archives: July 2013

Renton River Days

I was invited by the Renton Arts Council to be part of “Artists in Action” in the Art Market of the Renton River Days.  I decided I would make it an ad hoc sketch outing and an information display for … Continue reading

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Japanese Garden and more

It was another fine summer day for a sketch outing.  The “Friday Sketchers” of Seattle Urban Sketchers met at the Seattle Japanese Garden.  It was beautifully serene with the relaxing sound of the running streams. I made a circuit of … Continue reading

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Good stuff found

Flickr is down for scheduled maintenance.  Even if it wasn’t, I don’t have any new sketches to show.  I’ll be out sketching tomorrow, though. Oh, and if you happen to be at Renton River Days on Sunday morning, look for … Continue reading

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Summer day spent sketching

Most of the day was spent sketching.  After lunch as I sketched in the full sun, it reached 85 degrees.  That might not seem like much to those from a hot climate but here in the Pacific NW, that’s hot. … Continue reading

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Account of workshop

Cheapjoe’s blogger, Monalisa, just wrote up her version of Don Getz’s blog post about the workshop on Whidbey Island.  The three of us who participated are pictured and mentioned but Judi received some high praise for one of her sketches! … Continue reading

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Mukilteo sketching

Seattle Urban Sketchers had a sketch outing together in Mukilteo.  The Whidbey Island Sketchers took the ferry over to join us.  Most people sketched the Lighthouse. I chose another icon….  Ivar’s.  It’s right next to the entrance to the ferry.  … Continue reading

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Bertha’s Big Day

My husband and I made a trip on the Light Rail downtown to see the engineering marvel that is the Big Bertha tunneling machine.  It was dedicated today and open to the public to see before it starts to tunnel … Continue reading

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Kickstarter support

A fellow Seattle Urban Sketcher has a Kickstarter to get his book of sketches published.  I really like his work so am promoting it here as well as supporting it. “Now Where Was I?” Kickstarter page;   Steve Reddy’s blog  

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Tacoma view

I did rather want to sketch this view on Sunday when we had our Tacoma Urban Sketchers outing.  But there were 3 sketchers already working on it.  So I just composed a photo and then worked on it at home … Continue reading

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Tacoma’s 2nd sketch outing

Tacoma Urban Sketchers had our 2nd ever Sketch Outing today around Union Station in Tacoma.  The Museum of Glass hot shop tower as seen through the arch of the Museum of Natural History was a popular subject.   I wanted to … Continue reading

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