Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 sketchbooks and journals

Here is my third and last 2013 year in review. All but one of these are full.  I have details on my flickr with a note on each book for dates and brand.  The books are Moleskine, Pentalic Aquarelle, Bee … Continue reading

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Eye clock

I had an appointment with an eye surgeon today.  This interesting eye-shaped clock was in the office. Yup.  I need surgery.  The good news is that the post-op recover will be a breeze, compared to everything I’d read.  I thought … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Back up 2013

This is the first of my 2013 year in review.  I kinda hate those that I see on TV but I feel I want to do this anyway. I spent the afternoon making backup DVD’s of my photos and sketches.  … Continue reading

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Winterfest

Seattle Urban Sketchers Friday ad hoc group had a sketch outing to Winterfest at the Seattle Center Armory.  There was a large model railroad village that was very detailed.  It seemed to be a favorite subject.  There were three new … Continue reading

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New products

I ordered a couple items from Cheap Joes. I got the Brush Tubz to protect watercolor brushes in my bag.  If I don’t want to carry a big brush case, this lets me carry 2 or 3 brushes in a … Continue reading

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From the bridge

I know I wrote last week that I didn’t think I’d be able to do a sketch at the Museum of Flight this week.  I was wrong.  Yes, it was incredibly busy with Boeing employees and family getting in FREE. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

It’s a Christmas bun

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New kind of notebook

Along with art supplies, art papers, pens….. I’m a sucker for notebooks. Found a new one today, called Sorta. I have used various bound plain paper journals for my daily writing and collecting.  I think I’ve mentioned before my journal … Continue reading

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First snow

The backyard gnomes have snow beards this morning. This is the first snow my area just south of Seattle has had since 18 December 2012.  And that was the only snow the winter of 2012-2013 had.    This bit of snow … Continue reading

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