Monthly Archives: February 2015


The Friday ad hoc group met for the 2nd annual outing to Wintergrass, a bluegrass music festival in Bellevue, WA. Though it took an hour to drive to the location, I was there enough early to start a sketch while … Continue reading

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Despite being kinda tired out after all day at Sew Expo, I went to Drink and Draw last night.  The model’s aka was “Goldfish” and she was dressed as a character in a comic local to San Francisco, called “Firewire”. … Continue reading

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Sew Expo

What does this huge fabric show have to do with sketching?  There are two connections.    I spend the entire day at Sew Expo at the Puyallup Fairgrounds.  This thing is massive, with a capitol M.  People come from all … Continue reading

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Georgetown, my favorite sketching neighborhood

After a visit to Daniel Smith Seattle, I stopped in Georgetown for a sketch.  There are still so many spots I want to sketch in this old, funky, neighborhood.   It was another beautiful sunny day of 55 degrees.  This … Continue reading

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What a crowd!

Though the new Starbucks Roastery on Capitol Hill was quite full of people, it wasn’t the crowd with a line out the door and down the block we’d be warned against.  The Crowd today was the number of sketchers.  We … Continue reading

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Tacoma Play Day #2

Yesterday, Urban Sketchers Tacoma held our second “Play Day”.   It is conceived as an orientation to the group for new members and a chance to play around with new media for sketching. I gave a presentation about the on-line component … Continue reading

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In Armor!

Last night’s AFK Drink & Draw was very well attended.  I think it had to do with the models.  We enjoyed something unusual:  a man and a woman in 1400’s plate armor!  Thanks to Walt and Carolyn for their endurance! … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I don’t have any sketches of Goat/Sheep/Ram, so this is a previous one of the China Gate in the International District of Seattle.

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Small World

Tuesday was another beautiful day…. sun and 61 degrees.  I’m even seeing pink blossoms on the trees.  Good day for outdoor sketching! I went to the same area in which my husband and I went for a walk on Monday. … Continue reading

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A Pony!

A pony came to Drink and Draw at AFK last night!!   It was another fun time at Drink and Draw Session at AFK!  Kayge & James costumed as Miguel and Tulio from the animated version of El Dorado. They brought … Continue reading

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