Monthly Archives: December 2014

New Year’s Eve in Ruston

I was early to my shift at Fort Nisqually  so I drove around Ruston looking for something to sketch!  It was beautifully bright sun but cold!  I stayed in the car to sketch this.  This is at the end of … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,400 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Christmas Interface

Interface is a sculpture of walkers at Gene Coulon Park in Renton.  I’ve sketched it  before this year after I learned some women dress it up for the holidays.  (Apple Cup, Dressed for the 4th)  I first sketched them in … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to my family, friends and other readers!  This is my international Christmas display. The wooden tree from Ikea is about 16 inches.  The small table cloth was purchased when we lived in Germany.  The Pooh bear was bought … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Eve

from my imagination; Stillman & Birn Zeta; Daniel Smith watercolors, Platinum Carbon Black in a Platinum Cool Pen

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New items for kit

I was at Bartell’s Drugs and noticed these items in their large travel section. On the top shelf is a 2 oz jar with a screw on lid and wide mouth.  I thought it would make a good water container … Continue reading

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Sketching Winterfest

Seattle Urban Sketchers meet for the December outing at the Winterfest, indoors at the Seattle Center Armory.  When we started at 10am, it wasn’t too crowded.  As the morning went on, more and more people came and it became a … Continue reading

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Pamphlet Journal demo

Daniel Smith offers regular demos, which are often previews for workshops.  I forgot to check the Seattle store’s blog but saw this just a couple days ago on the Facebook page.  DS staffer, Janice Berkebile, offered a demo on making … Continue reading

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Swanson’s Nursery

Friday Sketchers visited another location to celebrate the holiday.  Swanson’s is a very large nursery in Seattle’s Crown Hill neighborhood in Ballard.  They were beautifully decorated for Christmas. I arrived about a half hour early so wandered around the site … Continue reading

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Joy & James as Klingon Sisters Lursa & Be’Tor Duras I had a great time with the Klingons tonight at AFK Drink and Draw!  What wonderful profiles!  And even a tribble.  Of course, I think the tribble was about to … Continue reading

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