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 Seattle summer day (oops, shhhh, don’t tell anyone; we don’t need more people moving here!).  We welcomed Tina back from cold and rainy England!

I used my new Orca card for cheaper fares for the first time today!  🙂

I did a quick wander around the section of the park I’ve not walked before.  There is construction of a new Wooden Boat Center education building going on.  The art on the banners looked very familiar…..


It’s by our own Stephanie Bower!

I first sketched a view of the bridge.  Earlier, during my walk around, I’d seen a Great Blue Heron on it!

By now it was 1145 and getting warmer.  I sat in the shade to do this quick sketch of some bright flowers with a bit of the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) in the background.

Sharing sketches and our group photo (taken by John):

More photos, including some pretty flowers:  https://redharp.smugmug.com/SketchOutings/2016-0812-South-Lake-Union/

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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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2 Responses to SLU Park

  1. Nice job on the bridge and the texture on that wall of flowers. Looks like a great day!

  2. miatagrrl says:

    Congrats on becoming of a certain age! 😉 Nice sketch of the yellow flowers, which caught my eye, too.

    Tina

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