Monthly Archives: January 2017

New Year in the ID

The Seattle Times reported that the International District’s (ID) celebration of the Lunar New Year was held a week later due to the Women’s March on 1/21, the day after inauguration. So it was held yesterday and today.  Today the … Continue reading

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Year of the Rooster

Happy Lunar New Year.   It’s the Year of the Rooster. This is the rooster at Fort Nisqually.  One of the staff asked for a sketch of him and I completed it from my own photo.  He is very noisy, constantly … Continue reading

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Discovery of a hidden gem

The USk flickr group weekly theme is “houses of worship”.  While I do have many sketches of churches, I thought I would also do a new one for the theme.  There are many more interesting church building in Seattle area, … Continue reading

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What’s next?

Participating in the Seattle Women’s March was an uplifting and motivating experience.  But it can’t stop there.  Today, Monday 1/23 brought new concerns. The main organization sponsoring the march(es) has given us our next task:  10 Actions/100 Days.  https://www.womensmarch.com/100    The … Continue reading

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With 120,000 of my closest friends

Give or take a thousand. (Update: or 10,000.  Latest Seattle police estimate is 130,00!)  (Update 1/23:  latest estimate is 200,00!) “So bad, even introverts are here.”  That sign seen in a photo from the DC march sums it up for … Continue reading

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A new truck!

The global Urban Sketchers group on flickr has weekly themes.  This week it is “trucks”.  What better place than the LeMay – American’s Car Museum to sketch! I have several sketches of trucks in older sketchbooks but it was good … Continue reading

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Pink Hats

Everyone knows about the Women’s March in DC, right? It’s scheduled for 21 January, the day after the inauguration.    One or two people I know are going.  I’m planning to participate in the Seattle march. This is tangentially related to … Continue reading

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Staying warm at Charlie’s

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met for the first time in 2017 on a very cold day.  The high was to be 35 and the low 34!  We are expecting a bit of snow.  Fortunately, our outing was all arranged to be … Continue reading

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Disassembly

I sketched The P-26 Peashooter being assembled on January 8, 2016. https://redharparts.wordpress.com/2016/01/08/peashooter/ All my recent sketches have been at the Museum of Flight.  I was there again today.  I went to see the P-26 disassembled to be returned to the … Continue reading

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