Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pen Wipe

It has been since mid-August 2015 since I last interpreted at Fort Nisqually!  Hard to believe it’s been that long but they were closed for construction work the early part of the year and then I took a leave of … Continue reading

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Art Re-Homing project

I’m announcing that my Art Re-Homing project is open to anyone.  My family and friends have had a week and many have claimed pieces.  Now I’m willing to send art to anyone who wants it. The album of available art … Continue reading

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Four out of Seven

Though the actual day is in July, Urban Sketchers Seattle celebrated our 7th anniversary at Fishermen’s Terminal, the location of the first sketch outing.  I’ve been involved for a few months over 4 of those years and it’s been a … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Station

As we met at the Beacon Hill light rail station this morning it was chilly and raining.  Some went straight over to The Station coffee house nearby.  I was intent to bag another item in my project to sketch the … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Ruston, WA

After some sewing at Fort Nisqually, I intended to drive along Ruston Way to choose a sketching location.  I didn’t get far.  Just as I turned off Pearl, I passed Don’s Ruston Market & Deli.  Every time I do, I … Continue reading

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Home Gallery and culling my sketches

As I think I’ve stated here before, I have an ever growing pile of sketchbooks.  My shelves have reached capacity, unless I can get rid of other things.  I also have no one to which to bequeath them.  My solution:  … Continue reading

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Art All Day

Today was a day of making art three different ways: painting from a photo; doing an “urban sketch” on location; sketching and painting from a live model. It was another fun morning with Jodi Steele at Daniel Smith for Social … Continue reading

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The Mountain is OUT

Got to the Black Diamond Bakery at just about opening time (0700).  Though their food is very good, the best thing about the restaurant is the view.  The back wall is actually a massive window, looking south to Mt. Rainier. … Continue reading

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USK to Fort Nisqually

Though a bit chilly, Urban Sketchers Tacoma enjoyed a beautiful, sunny day at Fort Nisqually.  They were very gracious and let us in early. I’m also a volunteer there, so I’ve sketched scenes around the Fort a lot.  This was … Continue reading

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Armored Andy

Art Thing 2 for today. The Conservatory is a combination cafe and atelier in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle.  For a couple months now I’ve been aware they host drawing sessions of models in costume.  Today was my first chance … Continue reading

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