Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

New Burke

Yesterday, Sunday, January 19, I joined Urban Sketchers Seattle at the newly re-opened Burke Museum. The old museum had been torn down and in it’s place was this 3 story, massive building. Since I wasn’t sure when I might be … Continue reading

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Jointly at McMenamins

Urban Sketchers Tacoma hosted Urban Sketcher Seattle in a joint outing at the new(ish) McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma. It is a unique venue with so much to sketch. This was my 4th time there this year as they opened … Continue reading

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Old Cannery Christmas

Urban Sketchers Tacoma returned to sketch the Christmas decor at the Old Cannery. We’ve been twice before but not, apparently, since 2016. There were so many interesting things to sketch. Our host brought their new puppet mascot, Caboose the Moose, … Continue reading

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Santa Flys In

Every year, the Museum of Flight has a Santa Fly-In, which is just how it sounds. This year, Santa and Mrs. Clause came in a de Havilland Beaver floatplane. Eventually, the line was around the entire gallery! Santa’s station is … Continue reading

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Reindeer

As we have for the past years,  Urban Sketchers Seattle sketched the beautiful holiday decor at Swanson’s Nursery. This year there was a large group who joined the hordes of people also there today. Many people sketched the colorful birdhouses. … Continue reading

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Festive lobby

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Hotel Murano to sketch the lobby’s holiday decorations. Nearly everyone sketched the tree. Jane sketching the tree As I was on the bar platform a few feet above the lobby, several Air Force service … Continue reading

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Museum not shopping

I organized a small group of sketchers to go to the Museum of Flight as a way of avoiding the frenzy of Black Friday. Victoria, in the middle, brought her father.  This was his first time using watercolor and first … Continue reading

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7 Seas

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday morning at 7 Seas Brewing in Tacoma. We were a small group today of about 8 sketchers, didn’t do a formal throw down and didn’t get a group photo. People were in and out and … Continue reading

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SAM again

As it often does, my journey into Seattle began at the light rail station.  This was barely a 5 minute sketch of a bicyclist waiting with his ride for his ride. Stilman and Birn pocket Alpha. The Urban Sketchers Seattle … Continue reading

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Carpinito Brothers

Tina… you might not want to look at this one! I sketched at the Carpinito Brothers produce stand in Kent yesterday.  This was with an informal group of artists, most of whom have studied with a particular teacher. I walked … Continue reading

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