Sanford and Son

Tacoma Urban Sketchers meet for our 1st Saturday outing at an antique shop, Sanford and Son.  It was 3 floors packed with things to sketch and I was a bit on overload.  I walked all three floors and finally picked this old, curving staircase to a library balcony.

As is typical, I had about 45 minutes left.  I wandered a bit more and found this odd painted mannequin in the Vintage Record shop.

We gathered in the large, open bottom floor to share sketches and have our group photo.

Then I went on to see Chandler O’Leary at a craft fair in King’s Books.  It was fun to catch up with her…. I first met her at a Seattle USk outing in Edmonds.   I really enjoy her sketchbook blog, Drawn the Road Again!

She had so many of her great prints there

More photos here.

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About redharparts

Born in Michigan. Attended undergrad and graduate universities there. I've lived in England, Germany, Southern California and now Washington (state). I'm a retired Medical Social Worker with a past specialty in Oncology. I've enjoyed exploring historical re-creation through the SCA. I costume in several fandoms. Lately I've returned to Art and have taken up Urban Sketching, a version of en plein air painting.
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5 Responses to Sanford and Son

  1. Feather says:

    We do have similar eyes/preferences. When I finally made it downstairs I saw the bookcase and thought… I gotta come back. You did a great job with this! I took a picture of the book case and of the record manikin lady- loved it!

  2. Chandler says:

    Thanks for stopping by my table at the craft fair! Wish I could have gone sketching with you folks. Great drawings!!

  3. joantav says:

    Great job on the staircase…impressive!

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