Monthly Archives: January 2016

Sharing and trading

The Friday ad hoc group of Urban Sketchers Seattle met at a Ravenna area library branch.  This was our third annual “Gab and Grab” and our only non-sketching event during the year. We started with going around the table, sharing … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum

Tacoma Urban Sketchers had an outing to the Children’s Museum yesterday morning.  It sounded like a good idea at the time.  There were lots of interesting structures to sketch. I arrived early… no surprise there!  I set myself up in … Continue reading

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Abandoning Art

I’ve not been posting many sketches recently as the weather has been unpleasant.  While our winter is not as bad as other places, chilly and wet is not conducive to watercolor sketching.  I may be a wimp in comparison to … Continue reading

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Rain, TV & Movies

We’re having some rain again.  I’m feeling lazy and unmotivated to get out to sketch!  I stayed home to get caught up on some of my favorite shows… current season of Downtown Abbey on DVR and Season 8 Foyle’s War … Continue reading

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Prior to the start of my volunteer shift couple weeks ago, the morning’s volunteers were escorted to the basement to see the newly arrived Boeing P-26 Peashooter.  It was still in pieces.  It is on loan from San Diego Air … Continue reading

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King’s Rings

Urban Sketchers met at the Top Pot Doughnuts on Alki Beach.  The morning was rather chilly so I stayed inside.  I already knew I wanted to sketch the large fabric doughnut hanging over the counter. But I also wanted to … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty

Ah, Trader Joe’s.  Each store has it’s own bit of whimsy.   The new(ish) store in Kent has this guy sitting near the egg display.  He’s a good 3 feet high. I tried a new paper.  It is Canson’s new Mixed … Continue reading

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Meeker Mansion at turn of the year

Despite the freezing weather with fog, 21 sketchers met at the Meeker Mansion in Puyallup this morning.  It was still beautifully decorated for Christmas. I did two sketches with those decorations.  The first was a small clock on the wall … Continue reading

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