Monthly Archives: October 2015

Three icons

As is my habit, it seems, I arrived early for the Friday sketch outing.  I travel into Seattle by bus and light rail so I always leave early to allow for the time needed for public transportation. I settled down … Continue reading

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I went back to the Museum of Flight this afternoon, armed with my book light.  It really helped. First, I sketched an aircraft I noticed yesterday would make a good entry into this week’s Urban Sketchers theme, “skeletons”. Just as … Continue reading

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Aircraft project

Once again, as I often do, I saw dawn.  This time I was out of the house and already at the Museum of Flight.  From the parking lot, I could see the tallest buildings in downtown Seattle, one of which … Continue reading

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Textures in Watercolor

Earlier today I went to a demo at the Daniel Smith mothership titled  “Dynamic Textures in Watercolor” done by Janice Berkebile.  The demo description:  “Janice uses watercolor like the atmosphere uses clouds, wind and precipitation. She makes an event from … Continue reading

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WWSCD at Gates

Urban Sketchers Seattle spent the World Wide Sketch Crawl Day (WWSCD) #49 at the Gates Foundation Visitor Center. On the way there, walking across Seattle Center, I saw an opportunity to do a new sketch for the Urban Sketchers flickr … Continue reading

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Kalaloch Day 3

This is Wednesday, October 14th.   Our room a the lodge included a breakfast of anything on the menu.  So we ate breakfast each morning.  I did this sketch from our table with a view on Wednesday. I took a walk … Continue reading

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In Steilacoom

Tacoma Urban Sketcher’s 3rd Wednesday sketch outing was at the historic Bair Drug in Steilacoom.  It’s now a charming restaurant but the original Bair Drug and Hardware Store was built in 1895.  It’s also a Living Museum, with the walls … Continue reading

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At TJ’s

Tuesdays are often the day I drive a few miles to the Trader Joe’s store in Kent.  Yesterday (Oct 20) was no different.  This time I did a couple small sketches in my pocket watercolor book.  On the left is … Continue reading

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Day 2 in the Olympic National Park

Day 2 in the Olympic National Park.  It’s Tuesday, October 13th.  For our first full day, we went to Ruby Beach and the Hoh Rain Forest At Ruby Beach, I did a sketch from above. Then down on the beach, … Continue reading

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Pumpkins in the Rain

There were about 14 sketchers who braved the distance and the weather for this fall sketch outing at Craven Farms outside Snohomish, WA.  Midway through the time there, it started to rain. That gave me an opportunity to test my … Continue reading

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