Category Archives: Photography

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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Conservatory

It was another Urban Sketcher Seattle Friday Ad Hoc outing today.  We’d planned to go to the Volunteer Park Conservatory as it offered warm shelter from what was expected to be chilly rain.  It was also a long way from … Continue reading

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What a difference!

What a difference another park & ride makes!  Normally on a weekday at Tukwila Light Rail station’s park & ride there are no parking spots if I’m not there between 0700-0730.  About a month ago the new Angle Lake station … Continue reading

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Days 8 & 9 homeward bound

Monday, 3 October, was our last day in Alberta.  After we checked out of the hotel, we went for a ride on the Lake Louise Gondola.  At first, I didn’t want to go as I thought it would be so … Continue reading

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Day 7: Takakaw falls

Day 7: Day trip to Takakaw  falls. No sketches again today, just photos. On the way, we stopped at the Spiral Tunnels view point.  “As trains snake their way up to the Kicking Horse Pass and the continental divide, they … Continue reading

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Day 5: Icefield Parkway

This is day five, 30 September. We took Highway 93, the Icefield Parkway, to the Athabasca Glacier Forefield. It is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage, which includes 4 national and 2 provincial parks.  We took many … Continue reading

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West Coast Sketch Crawl

Urban Sketchers Tacoma hosted the 4th Annual Urban Sketchers West Coast Sketch Crawl over this past weekend, 19-21 August 2016.  The team was led by Frances Buckmaster.  Kate Buike,  Mark Ryan,Rom LaVerdiere, and Darsie Beck made up the rest of … Continue reading

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Channeling Chandler

Chandler O’Leary has a show of her sketchbooks, called “Jaunt + Jot” at Feast, a community art space in the Hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma. She invited Urban Sketchers Tacoma to have a sketch outing after a social hour at the … Continue reading

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I’m Baaack

Himself has recovered enough that I can be gone for several hours.  So I’ve returned to one of my favorite activities… sketching with Urban Sketchers (USk).  I’ve been away for 7 weeks. It was a good day to return as … Continue reading

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Tap on, Tap off

A few of us planned a trial run on a sketch outing to the new Seattle Light Rail stations at the University of Washington (UW, pronounced U dubb) and Capitol Hill, as well as sketching the new street car line … Continue reading

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