Monthly Archives: June 2014

If you use Moleskine….

….tock up on the old books.  Liz Steel wrote a lengthy review of her comparisons of the old and new Moleskine watercolor sketchbook.  I have read other reviews that have the opinion that the new paper is not an improvement. … Continue reading

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Duck Hunt Clue 3

Early this morning I went to photograph the duck for my entry for Clue 3 in the Renton River Days Duck Hunt.  I also did a quick sketch….

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Duck Hunt

Renton River Days has a rubber duck as the mascot/logo.  They have a Duck Hunt contest every year.  In previous years, one followed clues to find large, costumed, Rubber Ducks placed in local businesses.  This year, they are posting location … Continue reading

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Normally I do not eat breakfast out but today I went to do early errands and thought I’d treat myself.  Plus it would give me an opportunity to practice my covert people sketching.  This couple was in my sight line.  … Continue reading

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It was off and on sprinkles this morning as the ad hoc Friday Sketchers met at the UW Arboretum.  Five stalwart sketchers managed to mostly avoid the rain. I think it was raining a bit as I sketched the Wilcox … Continue reading

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Space Suit

It was Urban Sketchers that got me back to making art.  Recently I’ve expanded my involvement with other groups.  I’m now involved with Sketchbook Skool.   I’ve decided to contribute a sketchbook to the 2015 Sketchbook Project, since it will be … Continue reading

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My “selfies” done for Sketchbook Skool’s Summer Skool weekly challenge, which is an ATC sized self portrait. (ATC is a tiny Artist’s Trading Card 2.5 x 3.5). I did 4 of my costumed persona, each in an ATC size but … Continue reading

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Library pack out

Urban Sketchers Seattle have been invited to document a building under construction for the Seattle Architectural Foundation Exhibit later this fall.  I thought I would document the renovation of the Renton Library that spans the Cedar River.  I’d read that … Continue reading

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Sketching at Aliki Beach

The weather was perfect, though Tina quipped that only in the Pacific NW does one wear fleece to the beach.  But for me, 70 degrees with a breeze off the sound was just fine.   There were over 20 sketchers for … Continue reading

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USk blog

One of the Urban Sketchers Board Members has started to do a blog post about the weekly themes.  He asked for one of my sketches from last week’s theme.  I just noticed today that he’d done the post and one … Continue reading

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