Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Ballard Locks

Though rain was finally predicted, it held off until our sketch outing was finished. A larger group than usual showed up to the Ballard Locks sketch outing today.  There were some first time sketchers and even a couple new sketchers … Continue reading

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Day 3 of Abbey Sketch Trip

Right after breakfast I headed out to the viewpoint which overlooks the Fraser river. I again used Marc Taro Holms’ wet in wet “charging in” technique (see previous, Day 2, post about the sunset). Walking back from the viewpoint, I … Continue reading

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Meadowbrook Pond

Today was rather dark and hazy, with smoke still in the air.  The light was quite flat but we didn’t have rain as predicted, though we felt a few drops.  The Friday group from Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Meadowbrook … Continue reading

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A pleasant campus

On Saturday (Sept 2) Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered at University of Puget Sound. It is a beautiful, “red brick” campus with manicured lawns and tall trees. I found the architecture very appealing. It is a 4 year liberal arts college … Continue reading

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Pt Defiance Marina

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met this morning to sketch around the Pt. Defiance Marina. There were so many scenes that interested me I decided to do a two page montage.  The sketch on the far left I didn’t like, so I … Continue reading

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Bainbridge Island

Many of us would have been attending the 5th Annual Urban Sketchers West Coast Sketch crawl this weekend. However, several months ago it was cancelled. So we in Seattle decided to have a weekend of sketching anyway! This was the … Continue reading

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Sculptures

Many of us would have been attending the 5th Annual Urban Sketchers West Coast  Sketch crawl this weekend. However, several months ago it was cancelled. So we in Seattle decided to have a weekend of sketching anyway! This was the … Continue reading

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Sketching the Fort again

This time I’m there as an Urban Sketcher, not as a volunteer interpreter! Roy, Carolyn and Feather carpooled with me to Fort Nisqually. While we were still on the freeway, Carolyn asked, “are we headed to those clouds?”.  As we … 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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Sketching the New

The Friday group of Urban Sketchers Seattle got together to sketch the new section of Pike Place Market this morning. I didn’t think about how crowded the Market would be during high tourist season. Fortunately, our goal today was the … Continue reading

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