Space Gallery

Once again, it’s Thursday and the Museum of Flight.  Each time I think I’ve run out of things to sketch near my post at the door, I find something else.  These are the displays with information about Space and space projects.  They are in the Space Gallery.

Curving at the upper right is the payload bay door of the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer.  The photos on the display boards are collage cut from a photo of the scene.

This is very small:  about 3×5 inches on 90 pound Fabiano watercolor paper.

I doubt there will be a sketch next week.  Boeing employees and their families get in free.  Last year it was a total stampede of visitors.  Even if I stay after my shift to sketch, it will likely be too crowded!

About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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2 Responses to Space Gallery

  1. Susan Torkelson says:

    I forwarded your sketch to a friend of mine who now works at the Kennedy Space Center with the Shuttle program. Just think’in…Check out Steven C. Smith to meet him…

    –Susan T.

  2. miatagrrl says:

    I really enjoy the way you put touches of collage into some sketches!

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