Monthly Archives: September 2016

Bergen Place Park

An intrepid group of 4 Seattle Urban Sketchers met at Bergen Place Park today.  Perhaps it was the sudden autumn weather following the first day of Fall that kept some of our usual group away.  It was chilly with light … Continue reading

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More waiting.  First, I took the second car in for it’s scheduled service.  No problems found and a shorter wait.  In future, I’ll try to remember not to go on a Monday.  But, while waiting I sketched the reader sitting … Continue reading

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This afternoon I took the first of two cars in for routine maintenance.  The place I go no longer does appointments, so it’s just waiting, waiting…. for 3 hours.  I did one pen sketch in a small Field Notes book, … Continue reading

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Galvin, WA

Three of us from Urban Sketchers Tacoma carpooled down to Galvin, WA to meet with other sketchers in Centralia.   I was quite early arriving at our meeting place in Puyallup, so I stopped to sketch this store.  I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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Parking Day

Urban Sketchers Tacoma participated in Parking Day in Tacoma on Friday.  “What’s Parking Day” was one of the frequent questions.  “PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks”.  … Continue reading

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Raising the Space Ship

During and after my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight yesterday, I watched the exhibits team reassemble and then install a 1:1 model of SpaceShipOne.  The real one is an experimental air-launched rocket-powered aircraft with suborbital flight capability.  SpaceShipOne … Continue reading

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Trixie Hobbitses

Or very clever gardeners and landscape designers.  I learned about the small Hobbit House in June from a piece on a local TV show and I immediately put it on my list of sketch locations.  Today was my first chance … Continue reading

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Cross one more off the list

I no longer remember how I heard about Pick Quick Burgers.  But it’s been on my list of potential sketching locations for quite a while.  I had an early morning appointment in Tacoma and was done by 0830.  I had … Continue reading

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Parallel watercolor play

Jodi Steele organizes the Watercolor Socials at Daniel Smith Seattle.  I really like going as it is such a pleasant diversion.  Today was a little less social in that everyone seemed intent on their paintings and there was less chatter … Continue reading

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Jack Block Park

This was a perfect day for sketching.  Bright sun and cool breezes.   The Friday group of Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Jack Block Park on the south eastern section of the Aliki point. I have a new phone and actually … Continue reading

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