Monthly Archives: October 2013


It’s Halloween.  The Museum of Flight was still decorated from it’s “Museum of Fright” event last Sunday.  I sketched a stack of pumpkins outside the Red Barn, which was the beginning of the Boeing company. Some of the staff wore … Continue reading

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As the weather gets colder and wetter, I’ve decided I still want to sketch everyday.  Some locations lend themselves to sketching from the car but it’s still chilly.  A coffee shop might offer a view but there aren’t many (any) … Continue reading

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SteamCon V

I spent this past weekend at SteamCon V.  With my friend, Regina, I’ve been to every one.  It makes it easy to do that since it is held nearby.  It is a fairly large Steampunk convention.  I go for the … Continue reading

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Maryhill Stonehenge

Here’s another henge.  This one is at Maryhill, along the Columbia Gorge.  I’ve written about it before, along with an on-location sketch.  This one is done from a photo at the request of a friend.  She wanted Mt. Hood to … Continue reading

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I did not make the effort to see the reproduction Rainier Beer “R” as it was trucked across Seattle yesterday.  I went over to the site of the old brewery hoping to see it this morning.  I didn’t really expect  … Continue reading

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Coulon Maples

I experimented with using two different sponges to paint the bright orange maple leaves at Gene Coulon Park.  This done from a photo.  Arches watercolor field book

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Small Sketch kit

This fits in a small pouch which can fit in my every day carry around bag.  It includes a pocket Moleskine watercolor sketch book, a home made tin of watercolor half pans in which also fits a waterbrush & rag.  … Continue reading

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Snohomish Pumpkin patch

The 41st Worldwide Sketchcrawl was yesterday.  I didn’t realize it until it was too late to arrange to go out with some other sketchers.  Will our gathering today count?   The Seattle Urban Sketchers met at the Craven Farm in Snohomish. … Continue reading

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The Paragon

On my way to visit the Duwamish Tribal Center, I stopped at this park, designated T-107 and Duwamish Public Access.  In it was a sort of sculpture of a boat.  It is the skeleton of a North Pacific halibut schooner … Continue reading

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Beer and dead salmon

It was a beautiful fall day, if a bit chilly in the morning.  I started in Columbia City, a neighborhood south of Seattle.  I’ve like the Columbia City Ale House.  It was one of the first places to eat when … Continue reading

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