Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Station 17

Himself took on the roll of art director in suggesting I do a series on the fires stations in my suburban city.  There are seven and I’d already done one, Station 11 back in April.  My, time flies even when … Continue reading

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Big and Small

Noticed these two vehicles during a walk in the neighborhood.  I liked the bright red bike, so tiny next to the huge truck. World Watercolor Month starts today.  It’s not a stretch for me since I use watercolor in just … Continue reading

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Sign of the Primes

Dozens, maybe a hundred, parked Amazon vans may be a sign of this Quarantime. This is another spot where I’ve wanted to sketch for a while now. I first noticed all these Amazon Prime vans a few months ago. They … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Buddha

It was a beautiful day today.  Once, again, I went to sketch the Buddha statue in a neighbor’s yard.  And, once again, there was a car parked such that I couldn’t park my car with a view of it.  No … Continue reading

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Rhodie House

This house seems like it might be “more at home” in the dry Southwest than here in the rainy Pacific Northwest.  I was finding a place to turn around to head back to another sketch location when I noticed what … Continue reading

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Old Silo

Off SW 167 in Auburn, WA is an old barn and silo that I’ve wanted to sketch for a long time and never got around to it. It’s at the exit for Emerald Downs racetrack. One of the most interesting … Continue reading

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Number 11

The car needed to be driven.  It’s showing signs that the main battery (as opposed to the hybrid batteries) is failing.  It was a hard start today so I drove around for a while.  I stopped to sketch, parking across … Continue reading

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Stay Home!

I’ve read so many heart rending stories about the experiences of health care staff treating COVID-19 patients.  They are literally putting their lives on the line every day, every hour.  And not just their own, but those of their families. … Continue reading

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Through the windshield

It was a relatively warm and sunny day so a good one to do some car sketching.  I continue to self isolate but getting out to do interesting things.  Here’s my studio on the go: I’ve noticed this boat many … Continue reading

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All alone, together

Urban Sketchers Milan promoted an event for yesterday.   I think it would be a good idea to continue to sketch our view from home. Both USk Seattle and USk Tacoma have cancelled all sketch outing through the end of April.  … Continue reading

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