Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Bridge that DNA built.

Sort of…. Seattle Urban Sketchers had been to the Helix Pedestrian Bridge before but I never knew about it until it was our scheduled outing for this month. It is a marvel of a bridge!  Here is some information I … Continue reading

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Spheres

The Friday Ad Hoc group of Seattle Urban Sketchers met to sketch the Amazon Spheres under construction.  I hadn’t been feeling well the past couple weeks (a cold) and I was dreading the high heat.  For most of our sketch … Continue reading

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Tyranny of location

There hasn’t been anything much here for 2 weeks as I’ve had a cold.  I was only really miserable a day or two.  After that, I was just listless and then developed a secondary sinus infection.  So I’ve not felt … Continue reading

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Understanding Perspective by Stephanie Bower

Understanding Perspective  Easy Techniques for Mastering Perspective Drawing on Location by Stephanie Bower Quarto Publishing ISBN 978-1-6359-128-0 https://www.quartoknows.com/books/9781631591280/The-Urban-Sketching-Handbook-Understanding-Perspective.html Two years ago, I was fortunate to be able to take the “Good Bones” workshop from Stephanie Bower.  At that point, I’d … Continue reading

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Urban Sketchers show

These are my items for the upcoming Urban Sketchers Tacoma art show.  There are 3 8×10 prints of sketches done on location around Tacoma.  Upper left is the Johnson Candy Company, upper right is a the “Blanket Stories” sculpture outside … Continue reading

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Lincoln Park

Yesterday was a very fine day for sketching at the beach!  The Friday Ad Hoc group of sketchers from Seattle Urban Sketchers met at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.  We had a beautiful view of Puget Sound and the Fauntleroy … Continue reading

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Disc Bound

One of the other sketchers on Sunday looked at my book and suggested I write a blog post about it. For some months now, I’ve been using this Circa Sliver Foldover Notebook as a sketchbook. It’s my preferred size at … Continue reading

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Star Trek!

My friend from Portland is still visiting.  We went to the Science Fiction Museum to see the “Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds” exhibit. Aside:  I consider myself a member of the Science Fiction Museum, not the EMP (Experience Music Project).  … Continue reading

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Georgetown Garden Walk

Once again the Seattle Urban Sketchers joined the Georgetown Garden Walk.  It was cooler than last year yet I didn’t get to many gardens. I wanted to sketch a different view of the Hat n’ Boots in Oxbow Park, as … Continue reading

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Piano in the Garden

After the demo at Daniel Smith, I planned that I would take my visiting friend to visit Kubota Garden to see and hear the Pianos in the Park that is there today.  Several people made beautiful musical use of the … Continue reading

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