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 up at 10, so I sat on a bench and started my first sketch.  I liked the plaza and all the perspective angles of the 4730 California apartment building(s).

I was using my handy perspective tool and a passer by asked me whether I was “orienteering”.

My next scouted location was a cafe table with a view of Easy Street records. I couldn’t quite see the entire corner from my comfortable seat, so I just zoomed in on the section that interested me the most, which was the sign.

There were 3 new people and Anna, a visitor from Las Vegas!  At least one person left early. Anna is kneeling next to me, second from right.

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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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4 Responses to At the Junction

  1. joantav says:

    Kate, great sketches! I especially like the one of the plaza!

  2. miatagrrl says:

    Great sketches in a neighborhood I’m becoming more familiar with lately. Glad to see you had good weather for the outing! (I take good weather for granted even less now than I used to! )

    Tina

    • redharparts says:

      Thanks. At first I didn’t think it was that interesting but as I walked around I found some good views. I know… Parka blog has been posting his videos and it’s been raining most days!

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