Monthly Archives: March 2015

Handmade journal

I made another leather journal this past week.  I’d shown the one I made in the Daniel Smith workshop  with Janice Berkebile to Fort Nisqually’s shop manager. She liked it and tentatively accepted my offer to make some for sale … Continue reading

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Group sketching at the Museum of Flight

The Friday sketchers group from Urban Sketchers Seattle met at the Museum of Flight today.  It would have been a perfect day for an outdoor outing, but one never knows in March.  I used some of my guest passes to … Continue reading

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Tonight at AFK Drink and Draw we were treated to an exuberant rendition of Hook, the film that re-told the Peter Pan story.  Our models were Loz, Joy and Patrick as Peter Pan, Tinkerbell & Hook, and Rufio. First are … Continue reading

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It was such a perfect day today that after my volunteer shift, I felt I just had to go out to sketch.  It was blue sky and over 70 degrees.   I’ve had my eye on this building for quite a … Continue reading

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Glasair at Museum of Flight

Once again, after my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight, I did a sketch.  The Museum has had a recent acquisition of a Glasair, kit built plane.  It is temporarily on display in the Air Park.  What we’ve been … Continue reading

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Our first regular Wednesday outing

The first regular 3rd Wednesday sketch outing for the Tacoma Urban Sketchers was in Union Station, Tacoma.   It is a beautiful interior, full of graceful architecture and many Dale Chihuly glass pieces.  We had an excellent turn out, as well.  … Continue reading

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Dressed up and no where to go

These figures are always walking to no where.  Interface is a sculpture by Phillip Levine in Gene Coulon park, Renton, WA.  I’ve sketched it many times, more since I learned there is a group of older women who dress it … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day


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Sketching the Burke

Thanks to Tina for organizing and coordinating with the Museum for our monthly Urban Sketchers Seattle sketch outing at the Burke Natural History Museum on the campus of the University of Washington. My initial destination was a mask carved in … Continue reading

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Bus rider

Still getting caught up.  Saw this young woman with a great hat on the bus home from Capitol Hill sketch outing yesterday.  Sketched her but added color today.  It had to have color for that hat!

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