Monthly Archives: July 2014

High for my birthday week!

Yes, it’s Washington…. but it’s not what you’re thinking! My birthday is this week.  So I gathered a few friends for a birthday sketching celebration on the 73rd floor of the Columbia Center.  It’s the tallest building in Seattle.  That’s … Continue reading

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Paper Education

I’ve been out and about so much lately, I’m taking a small break.  Yesterday I spent time reading for on-line CEU (continuing education) credits in advance of my license renewal this week.  Actually, I’ve already sent in the form and … Continue reading

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Peggy has friends, Mary Lou and Sam, who live on a houseboat on South Lake Union.  We were invited there to sketch today.  There were just too many beautiful and interesting scenes from which to choose! I wandered all over … Continue reading

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First Drink & Draw

This evening, I attended my first Drink and Draw session.  The relatively newly opened geeky tavern, AFK Elixir & Eatery in Renton was the host.  (for non-geeks, AFK = “Away from Keyboard”).  So, of course, the model was a cosplayer.  … Continue reading

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Restoring the 747

Thursday and I’m back to my routine of Museum of Flight sketches.  This time I went out to the Air Park after my shift.  Global Jet Painting, LLC has been contracted to repaint the exterior of the Museum’s Boeing 747.  … Continue reading

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Orcas at the Science Center

We’ve had friends from Oregon visiting the past few days.  On Wednesday (yesterday, 23 July), we went to the Pacific Science Center so they could see the Spy exhibit.  I’d already seen it so didn’t pay the extra to go … Continue reading

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Electra & Air Force One

This is not my usual Museum day.  Instead, I took some visiting friends there.  While they wandered on their own,  I did a sketch of the Electra in place in the Great Gallery.  I previously sketched her arrival and her … Continue reading

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Sugar Plant

This morning I did a sketch “in a crack” (It’s a phrase from a Irish sketcher I follow who sketches in spare moments, while waiting, etc).  I was 10 minutes too early for an errand in Georgetown.  I’ve noticed this … Continue reading

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Annivesary Sketch Outing

As we met up for the monthly Urban Sketchers Seattle outing yesterday, Gail & Jane told us this is our 5th Anniversary! We  had our monthly sketch outing today in the area of construction around South Lake Union.  This is … Continue reading

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Travel sketching demo

I just love Daniel Smith!  Last night at 10pm I was commenting back and forth with Deborah from DS.  I’d been so busy I’d not kept track of the good things happening at the local stores.  She told me about … Continue reading

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