Monthly Archives: July 2015

Susie Short Demo

Tuesday seemed an odd day for a demo at Daniel Smith, Seattle.  They are usually on the weekends.  Susie Short, though, was passing through on her way home, so we had a demo today.  She’ll be back in October for … Continue reading

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Angels on the ground

The Blue Angels arrived late yesterday afternoon/evening at the Museum of Flight.  They will be based there during SeaFair Weekend.   PR Guy at the Museum made a video of their arrival.  They showed off a bit before coming in for … Continue reading

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48th WWSCD in Olympia

Urban Sketchers Seattle and Tacoma joined together for the 48th World Wide SketchCrawl Day in Olympia.  We met at the “Legislative Steps”… the large stairs into the Capitol building. This facade is so impressive but I found it a little … Continue reading

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Salty’s on Alki

The ad hoc outing met at Salty’s on Alki.  This venue offered the opportunity to sketch pieces of the (now scrapped) historic ferry,  Kalakala. The traffic wasn’t as bad as expected, so I arrived at 9am, an hour early!  I … Continue reading

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Museum press event

There was an important announcement at the Museum of Flight today. It was a big press event, too.  The Boeing Company and the Boeing Family have donated $15 million each to the Museum of Flight Education programs.  More here More … Continue reading

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View from the bench

I sketched this while interpreting at Fort Nisqually yesterday.  I sat on a bench in the shade in front of the “Large Store” building.  The white house in the background is the Factor’s House, where the manager of the installation … Continue reading

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Show at AFK on Thursday (tomorrow)!

I’ll have my sketchbooks on display, as will others who regularly sketch at the Drink & Draw! If you’re free, come to AFK for a drink, a snack and a look at our show!  This is a reminder.

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Blue Bottles

After seeing a film at noon, I was a bit early for the Farmers Market.  The Red House is a tapas restaurant in Renton, near where I park for the Market.  So I stopped to do this quick sketch in … Continue reading

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Limited palette demo

This noon I braved the heat to attend a demo at Seattle Daniel Smith by Ann Breckon.  The subject of the demo was “Painting with a Limited Palette”. In a little over an hour, in sweltering conditions, she produced a … Continue reading

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Occidental Park

Today’s Urban Sketchers Seattle Friday ad hoc outing was to Occidental Park in the Pioneer Square area.  I’ve been there perhaps once before but today I had more time to explore.  I satisfied myself with one good sketch and then … Continue reading

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