Monthly Archives: April 2016

No Otters

Again.  The last time I visited the Point Defiance Aquarium the sea otters weren’t in their exhibit.  Today, again, I was disappointed.  They are my favorite wild animal and Pt. Defiance has the 2nd best exhibit of the ones I’ve … Continue reading

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Trailer Park Mall

After meeting Daniel Smith, four of us from Urban Sketchers Tacoma had a brief sketch outing in Georgetown. This is a very funk, artsy neighborhood, south of Seattle.  I’ve heard it described as the oldest neighborhood of Seattle.  It’s my … Continue reading

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Meeting THE Daniel

Daniel Smith is a well know name in artists’ paints.  But it’s also the name of the founder, whom we were invited to meet yesterday – Saturday, 9 April – at the Seattle mothership store.  I took some notes on … Continue reading

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Sketching Rainbows

As we normally do during winter and shoulder seasons, we planned an indoor venue for today’s Urban Sketchers Seattle ad hoc outing.  However, we had a taste of summer…. bright sun and over 70 degrees.  We planned to meet inside … Continue reading

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Watson’s Nursery

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at Watson’s Nursery in Puyallup for the first Saturday sketch outing.  A lot of people came… I think the finally tally was about 30!  Several new people enjoyed themselves. I arrived early enough to scope the … Continue reading

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Find Snoopy

Every April 1st, the Museum of Flight mounts a special exhibit (wink, wink).  Today’s featured a valuable new acquisition:  the Sopwith Camel flown by WWI Flying Ace, Snoopy. “The British manufactured Sopwith Camel was one of the best fighters for … Continue reading

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