Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Reconciliation Park

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered to sketch the Chinese Reconciliation Park.  Most everyone thought this was an excellent sketching spot. “The Chinese garden motif allows the park to stand both as an acknowledgment of the forceful expulsion of the Chinese population … Continue reading

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Shady Gilman Village

Urban Sketchers Seattle again went a little further afield to Gilman Village in Issaquah. I’d suggested it as I’ve enjoyed sketching there. I used to consign hand made items in a shop that is no longer there.  All the shops … Continue reading

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Two Celebrations

The Urban Sketchers 9th International Symposium is happening right now in Porto, Portugal. Several of the sketchers from USk Seattle are there. For those of us who aren’t, Michele and I threw a “Porto Pity Party” at our sketch outing … Continue reading

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Cool relief in the garden

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at the Bellevue Botanical Garden on Sunday. It was a fortuitous choice as the thermometer got to at least 90 degrees. It was a good thing to be able to sketch in the cool shade of … Continue reading

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Fourth time on tour

Yesterday (Sunday, 8 July) Urban Sketchers Seattle sketched the Georgetown Garden Tour for the 4th year in a row. We finished with a “throwdown” in Oxbow Park. It’s the home of the famous Hat n’ Boots  which was the subject … Continue reading

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Once more at Foss

Yesterday (Saturday, 7 July) Urban Sketchers Tacoma once again met to sketch in and around the Foss Waterway Seaport. We’re sketching there so much because we will have a maritime-themed show opening there at the end of the month during … Continue reading

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Together again

Congratulations to Urban Sketchers Bainbridge Island for their relatively recent approval as an official branch! To celebrate, Urban Sketchers Seattle planned a joint outing. Many of the Seattle sketchers rode over together on the ferry. I did not as it’s … Continue reading

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Chilly Chinese Garden

Urban Sketchers Seattle haven’t sketched at the Seattle Chinese Garden in a while so we decided it was time to return. This was my fourth time there. Throwdown and group photo in the Knowing the Spring Courtyard Susan and Kathleen … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary

We celebrated the 5th Anniversary of the Urban Sketchers Tacoma’s first sketch outing on June 26, 2013. Oddly, there were only four of us today, less than usual and less then at that first outing! We met at the Annie … Continue reading

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Anderson School

The first time Urban Sketchers Seattle met at the McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, it was relatively newly opened.  It was also cold and raining.  At the time, sketchers said they’d like to return when the weather was better.  We … Continue reading

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