Monthly Archives: March 2014

Portland Wednesday

I didn’t do any sketches on Tuesday.  We did go to the museum for the show about Venice but no photography was allowed.  I also did not take the time to sketch. I had breakfast Wednesday morning in the Kennedy … Continue reading

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Portland on Monday

I made a 3 day trip to Portland to visit a friend.  This is my record from Monday 2014 0324  Photos are here. On the way south, I stopped at Point Defiance Park.  I wanted to sketch cherry trees but … Continue reading

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Spring Blossoms

It’s not raining but still barely 50 degrees.  These are the blooms on a tree in my yard.

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Book Binding

Peggy H. taught a few Urban Sketchers how to make a relatively simple sketch book.  We met in the large and sunny class room at the Northgate branch of the Seattle Public Library system.  All the photos are here. Peggy … Continue reading

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Not only does the calendar say spring, the weather this afternoon was very spring-like.  I had a busy day with errands and appointments, so I only managed a quick sketch of the daffodils in my own yard. Behind them are … Continue reading

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Port Tour

Three of the Urban Sketchers Tacoma admins took a bus tour of the Port of Tacoma today.  Though it didn’t include the public access points where we might be able to sketch in future, it was still very interesting.  Because … Continue reading

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New life

Sketch of a budding bush just outside a window.  Still chilly and rainy but it is obvious Spring is on the way.  My roses have green buds starting, too.  It’s good to think of new life today.  Seattle has had … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Using last year’s painting which I sent to a couple friends.  It’s the Irish flag and the claddagh ring. I’m of Irish heritage.  My joke is that I’m more Irish than my mother and she was pretty Irish. I think … Continue reading

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My knee had been hurting for a couple weeks.  It suddenly and painfully got much worse on Thursday.  Fortunately, I’d already made an appointment with my doctor.  Xrays found nothing and he decided it was a soft tissue injury.  So … Continue reading

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But it’s Wednesday!

Here is a Museum of Flight sketch and it’s not even Thursday!  I went for a members’ talk, called “Coffee with the Curator”.  Dan Hagadorn gave a presentation about the new G. Harry Stein collection of model rockets.   Photos from … Continue reading

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