On the Beach

What a beautiful day!  I think we are predicted to have one more of this summer-like weather before we cool down and have more rain.

I took advantage of it to go to a location I have on my list:  Tolmie State Park. I thought it might be a location for an Urban Sketchers outing.  After having been there, I’m not so sure.

The park is named for Dr. William Fraser Tolmie (1812-1886) who spent 16 years with the Hudson Bay Company at Fort Nisqually as a physician, surgeon, botanist, and fur trader.  He was also the Factor (administrator) of the Fort.

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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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3 Responses to On the Beach

  1. Kay Tyllia says:

    I always wondered what Tolmie State Park looked like: now I know with your descriptive painting…some day maybe I’ll get there.
    Kay

  2. joantav says:

    Nice sketch! Looks like a great park.

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