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 to have a new one to post for the theme.  There were many vintage trucks from which to pick but I liked this 1934 Ford tow truck as it created more of a scene with the mannequin and dog.  It was part of the “Tools of the Trade” exhibit.

I never got off the top floor, though I have been there before and wandered the whole place.  There was also a BMW exhibit and this little Isettra was the weirdest car on the floor!

The back shelf had a wind up key, which I assume is an in-joke.

We shared sketches, had our group photo and shared lunch together.  A couple Museum docents came to look at our sketches, too.

 

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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 A new truck!

  1. miatagrrl says:

    Great sketches! Sure wish I could have joined you — I love that museum!

    Tina

  2. peggywillett says:

    Great post and sketches!

  3. Becky Fields says:

    It’s a treat to see your work. You really captured your subjects in their surroundings. You seem to know just what to leave in. Beautiful work.

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