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More social, less watercolor

The Urban Sketcher bus arrived for Social Watercolor at the Daniel Smith mothership today!  I brought Feather & Carolyn with me.  PeggyH, Kathleen, April and Ujjwal also came!  That makes 7.  There were also other people there, which made it … Continue reading

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Workshop second day

This is the second day of the Pat Southern-Pierce workshop held in Mt. Vernon, WA. We again started under the shade in Sharyn’s garden. Pat taught about her letter form and we did exercises. Once she explained it, it was … Continue reading

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Workshop First Day

Pat Southern-Pierce is an English artist who lives in a village a few miles from Manchester, England. She taught art to primary school children and moved to Cumbria University to prepare teachers of art.  She now is a freelance artist … Continue reading

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Sunday Dancing Lines

Dancing Lines workshop on Sunday started in the Atrium of Pike Place Market. My group left to follow KK to a corner opposite the classic view of the Public Market sign. He demonstrated his sketching method.   When it came … Continue reading

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Dancing Lines Saturday

We met at Seattle Center for our first day of instruction in the Dancing Lines workshop. My subset spent the morning with Melanie Reim.  I learned how better to use my brush pen! She emphasized making a plan with a … Continue reading

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Keynote

On Friday night (7/14) I attended the meet & greet and Keynote presentations for the Dancing Lines Urban Sketchers workshop. Daniel Smith mothership (Seattle store) was kind enough to host it for free in their gallery classroom. We had pizza … Continue reading

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Workshop Weekend

I’m getting my kit together for a weekend workshop. I’ll be in the “Dancing Lines” sponsored by Urban Sketchers. Kiah Kiean Ch’ng, from Penang, Malaysia and Melanie Reim, from New York City, will be teaching us about lines. Kiah Kiean … Continue reading

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Vehicles in the garden?

Urban Sketchers Seattle met to sketch the for the Georgetown Garden Walk 3rd year in a row. It was also just a few days before our 8th anniversary as the first sketch outing in Seattle was on July 19, 2009. … Continue reading

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Making sketch books

Today was finally the day for the rescheduled book making workshop. Frances hosted us in her studio. I first demonstrated making the book. Then I walked the group through each step together. That barely took an hour! So there was … Continue reading

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Practice

I completed the exercise from the hand out Julie Carpenter provided in her “Drawing and Sketching Nature in Pen and Ink” demo. I’ve found several tutorials to watch on YouTube while I wait for the book to be available from … Continue reading

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