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 our outing to Alki Beach in West Seattle.
I’d sketched beach scenes earlier in the year so I went straight to something I’d spotted on my previous trip. I liked this fish sculpture over a restaurant.
And then, of course, I had to sketch the small version of Lady Liberty, as many others did this morning. “The Statue of Liberty, a small replica of the original “Liberty Enlightening the World” in New York City, was a gift from Reginald H. Parsons and the Seattle Council of the Boy Scouts of America in 1952.” While I was sketching, a crow landed on the very top of the torch so I included it.
We gathered to share sketches….
…. and then had our group photo