Monthly Archives: September 2013

Installing Gallery North

A helpful group of sketchers worked together today to hang the Gallery North Urban Sketchers show.   On the way home, the Seattle skyline looked a bit mystical.  It was a shimmery silver with moisture in the air and the … Continue reading

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Visiting sketcher & Vendor Day

Ever since she went to Berlin for 3 months to sketch and immerse herself in the art scene there, I’ve followed Sigrid’s blog.  She’s been back home in Vancouver, BC for several months now.   I really admire her sketches.  … Continue reading

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Hanging the show

Friday, 27 September: After the morning sketch outing, I drove up to Edmonds to help hang the Urban Sketchers show at Cafe Louvre.  I drove up early and did one sketch before the time to meet. I’d seen this charming … Continue reading

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UW Greenhouse

The Friday Sketchers met at University of Washington (UW) campus on Friday, 27 September (yesterday).  We thought we might sketch in the medicinal herb garden.  But it was chilly and about to rain.  So we took shelter in the Botany … Continue reading

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Ready for the Show

Urban Sketchers are organizing a show in Edmonds, WA for the month of October.  There will be two venues:  Gallery North and Cafe Lourvre.  Here is the poster: There will be two special events associated with the show.  Each will … Continue reading

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It was a wet morning near Tacoma.  I intended to meet up with other Tacoma area sketchers at the Antique Sandwich Co. in the small village of Ruston.  This was a charming cafe, the sort of place I’d be happy … Continue reading

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Electra Arrives!

This was a wonderful day at the Museum of Flight.  I volunteered for the Electra Arrival event.    The Museum has obtained an immaculately restored Lockheed Model 10-E Electra, the same type of aircraft that Amelia Earhart piloted on her … Continue reading

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A sweet sketch outing

Seattle Urban Sketchers met for our monthly sketch outing at Boehm’s Chocolates in Issaquah, WA. I first focused on the weather vane and upper story windows. Then I sketched in the kitchen: We shared our sketches. The founder, Julius Boehm, … Continue reading

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Travel Journal demo

This morning I attended a Travel Journal demo at Daniel Smith Bellevue.  Molly Hashimoto talked about her methods and kit for sketching. The first thing I noticed before class was the size of her sketchbooks. You can see some stacked … Continue reading

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Sketching the Puyallap

“Do the Puyallap”.  That’s the slogan for the newly named “Washington State Fair” in Puyallap, WA.  It used to be just the Puyallap Fair.  Seattle and Tacoma Urban Sketchers met at the fair for an ad hoc sketch outing.  I … Continue reading

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