Monthly Archives: August 2016

An Angel arrives

The Museum of Flight was given the permanent loan of a recently retired Blue Angels #2 F/A-18.  It was no longer air worthy so it was trucked from Florida!  The Museum kept us informed about its progress and then announced … Continue reading

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West Coast Sketch Crawl

Urban Sketchers Tacoma hosted the 4th Annual Urban Sketchers West Coast Sketch Crawl over this past weekend, 19-21 August 2016.  The team was led by Frances Buckmaster.  Kate Buike,  Mark Ryan,Rom LaVerdiere, and Darsie Beck made up the rest of … Continue reading

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Prepping not sketching

Along with a team led by Frances Buckmaster, I’ve spent months preparing for our Urban Sketchers Tacoma group to host the 4th Annual Urban Sketchers West Coast Sketch Crawl this weekend (19-21 August, 2016).   This week just prior to the … Continue reading

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SLU Park

The Friday ad hoc group of the Seattle Urban Sketchers met Friday (Aug 12) at South Lake Union Park.  While the afternoon temperature climbed to over 90 degrees, our morning sketching time was sunny and comfortable.  It was another perfect … Continue reading

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Brenda Swenson workshop

This is how much I was looking forward to this workshop… I registered in early December 2015, 9 months early!  For the past 3 days I’ve been in Brenda Swenson’s “Sketching Techniques with Watercolor”. I’ve followed her blog for quite … Continue reading

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Art Show

This was an all day event for Urban Sketcher Tacoma.  First, we had a sketch outing in and around the main library in Tacoma.  I hung around the library and only went outside to do one sketch.  This is a … Continue reading

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At the Junction

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at the West Seattle Junction.  As seems to be usual, I was there early so I used the time to explore a bit.  I scouted 2 locations for sketches.  I still had some time before meet … Continue reading

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August Adventure Day 5

I sketched much of the day today… about which I’ll post soon.  So I didn’t have time to do a new sketch for the Doodlewash August Adventure.  The prompt for today is “Favorite Animal”. It’s a toss up between dogs … Continue reading

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I’ve been Doodlewashed!

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Enumclaw

Today it was predicted to be and did reach 83 degrees. So I was on my way at 7am to sketch during the coolest part of the day. I stopped first in Black Diamond.  The bakery is locally famous and … Continue reading

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