Monthly Archives: January 2014

Happy New Year

It’s the Chinese New Year – Year of the Horse Not a new sketch but one from a year ago I did from a photo of a friend’s horse. Advertisements

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A Day of Glass

A friend is still visiting. Today we went south to Tacoma.  First we stopped in Union Station, which is now the Court House where there is also a display of  Chihuly glass. I sketched an angled view of the “Monarch … Continue reading

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Third time is the charm

I took a friend from Portland to see Drawn to Seattle at MOHAI today.  This was my 3rd trip there and the first time I actually went through Gabi’s exhibit slowly, sketch by sketch, reading all the cards.  It impressed … Continue reading

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I picked these up off the sidewalk in front of Benaroya Hall in Seattle.  They’ve been sitting on my counter for at least 2 weeks.  Today I finally sketched them as I wanted to finish a signature in my 3×5 … Continue reading

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Two birds with one pen.

Well, I didn’t draw any birds but I also didn’t throw any stones!  Today was the 42nd Worldwide Sketchcrawl day.   I spent it as the “Sketcher in Residence” at MOHAI.  This is part of the continuing exhibit by Urban … Continue reading

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Sketching St. Mark’s

The ad hoc sketch outing today was at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral.   We welcomed two sketchers there for the first time and had another large group. My first sketch was of the massive Flentrop Organ.  From the flyer on the … Continue reading

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Sorta review

I wrote about the Sorta Notebook about a month ago.  It is mentioned at the bottom of this post.     I ordered one immediately.  Because of the backlog caused by the write up on Lifehacker, it took a month to … Continue reading

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The weekly theme for the global Urban Sketchers flickr pool is “stairways and escalators”.  I don’t remember that I’ve got such a sketch to include.  But today at the Museum of Flight I had some time after my shift to … Continue reading

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Le May Car Museum

The volunteers of the Museum of Flight and the Le May Car Museum have had an exchange.  I went with M of F volunteers today to visit the Car Museum in Tacoma. I arrived a little early and had time … Continue reading

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After an early morning stop at the lab for a routine fasting blood draw, I stopped for breakfast at a local Panera.  I also did a sketch.

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