Monthly Archives: August 2015

New library

Many sketchers favor coffee shops on cold, rainy days.  It’s a good place to get in some people sketching.  However, my suburban town only has a couple tiny shops where it might be too obvious what I’m doing. I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Gasworks Park

Though it was predicted, our sketch outing at Gasworks Park yesterday morning escaped the rain we had last time we visited.  In our last summer outing we had 7 sketchers, a smaller group than has been usual.  Perhaps it was … Continue reading

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Rapunzel

I went to AFK Drink and Draw last night for the first time in weeks.  We had a wonderful model in Pixie Dash! This is my favorite from the evening:

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Made today

It was a nice day for sketching.  But I have a lot of other projects waiting.  So I stayed in to make a number of items. First up, elastic button bracelets.  I have a lot of buttons left from other … Continue reading

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Gemini 5 exhibit

Museum of Flight PR staff asked to use my Astronaut on the Town sketches to promote the last few days of the project.  I took over the files and met briefly.  Look for them on their various social media accounts. … Continue reading

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Stab Journal

On Saturday morning I attended a demo at Daniel Smith by Janice Berkebile on making Stab Journals.   She’ll do a one day workshop next month (Sept 18).    As of  Saturday afternoon, there was still space available in the workshop.  … Continue reading

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Stonehouse gone wrong

Started the day with breakfast back at the Stonehouse Bakery.  The puff pastry sausage scramble was delicious and the pastry nice and flakey. Some more photos from inside are here. I stayed to do a sketch.  I really messed it … Continue reading

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Frank Eber demo

Frank Eber is in town to offer a workshop.  Yesterday he did a demo late in the afternoon at Daniel Smith:  Atmospheric Landscapes in Watercolor. He said he didn’t like to talk about himself so he talked about his kit. … Continue reading

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Bradner Garden and more

Yesterday was a fabulous day out.  I started with the Seattle Urban Sketchers Friday ad hoc outing. Bradner Gardens Park was such a wonderful find!  It’s partly park and mostly P Patch. There are so many whimsical sculptures.  I had … Continue reading

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Van Leirop Garden Market

Tacoma Urban Sketchers Wednesday outing was to Van Leirop Garden Market in Sumner.  It’s a delightful small garden shop.  They were very gracious in hosting us today.   At least one person left before the photo.  So the group was … Continue reading

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