Monthly Archives: September 2015

More sketching at the Museum

Sketching with Don Colley and a small group of Urban Sketchers at the Museum of Flight was a good end to my 11 day art marathon. I met up with Frances and F. as we were all there early.   I … Continue reading

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On Alki with Don

It was a full workshop with Don Colley at Daniel Smith today.  In a surprise twist, we went to Alki Beach instead of staying at the store.  There was about an hour in the class room and then we car … Continue reading

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Vendor Day

Saturday was Daniel Smith Seattle store (“the mothership”) Vendor Day.  A long list of art supply companies had tables set up with product information and demonstrations.  I met up with several Urban Sketchers there!  I didn’t buy much, though….  just … Continue reading

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Ferry Terminal

The ad hoc Friday Sketchers went to the Ferry Terminal and had a look at the sea wall construction.  All of us were rather overwhelmed by the chaos of the building site.  So we sketched other views.  Despite a bit … Continue reading

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Three Days with Jane

Jane Blundell is an Australian artist and Urban Sketcher correspondent.  She’s been teaching at Daniel Smith this week and I took her second 2 day workshop.  She is known as the guru of color mixing. The most important skill I … Continue reading

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Danny Woo Garden

Seattle Urban Sketchers met for our regular monthly sketch outing in the Danny Woo Community Garden. I’d been there before and, as I did last time, I combined both the garden and a view of the city in my sketch. … Continue reading

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Astronauts come home

The Museum of Flight invited the public to celebrate the 50th Anniversary today.  There were many activities available but I was most interested in seeing all the “Astronauts about Town” gathered together on display. I was able to have some … Continue reading

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Stab Journals

I spent another day at Daniel Smith Seattle in Janice Berkebile’s Stab Journal Workshop.  Her programs are always so much fun.  There were 6 of us in the small classroom and we had a good time together. Drilling through the … Continue reading

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Rain in the Chinese Garden

A small group of Seattle Urban Sketchers met with Australian artist Jane Blundell this afternoon for an ad hoc outing at the Chinese Garden.  I was relieved I’d picked the Chinese Garden rather than the Japanese Garden as we needed … Continue reading

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A Pike Market First

Jane Blundell has come to Seattle to teach some workshops.  Having interacted with her on social media, I offered to pick her up at SeaTac and take her sketching for the afternoon.  Among Urban Sketchers, she’s known as the guru … Continue reading

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