Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Pt Defiance

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Pt Defiance Marina on a very foggy morning. It was unfortunate that the view was obscured. Is there anything out there? The numbers of sketchers shifted throughout the morning. At one point there were … Continue reading

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Fall color and odd ball gourds

Urban Sketchers Seattle went to my favorite place to sketch the pumpkins and fall colors: Swanson’s Nursery. I didn’t sketch any orange pumpkins, though. One of the odd pumpkins is this heirloom one with lacy color.  A staff member told … Continue reading

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Back to University

No, I’m not going back to college!  Seven years and 2 degrees was enough!!  However, I do like the “red brick university” campus where we sketched today.  I’d be happy to go back again next year. Urban Sketchers Tacoma were … Continue reading

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ID with WSU

Eh? Urban Sketchers Seattle joined design students from Washington State University in Hing Hay Park in the International District yesterday. They came last year and we sketched with them at MOHAI (Museum of History & Industry).  There were more of … Continue reading

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Yesler Terrace Park

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the newly opened Yesler Terrace Park today. We had another perfect weather for sketching day. There was a good number of artists attending and many wonderful sketches were made. I’d scouted this park a couple … Continue reading

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Old Steilacoom

On Wednesday (19 September) Urban Sketchers Tacoma met in the charming town of Steilacoom on Puget Sound. We gathered at the historic Blair Drug & Hardware. Our small group came back together to share sketches and had our group photo. … Continue reading

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Kalakala Quest

While watching an episode of “Evening” on King 5 TV, I learned that the King Agriculture Museum (no relation to King 5) has pieces of the Kalakala ferry,.  So I hatched a plan to take another train trip to Centralia. … Continue reading

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Nature walk at Nisqually

The Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. We seemed a smaller group than usual but perhaps it was either the distance or the holiday weekend. It’s a beautiful place for a long walk and for seeing … Continue reading

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Queen Anne Neighborhood

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered this morning outside the Queen Anne Library. It was closed for renovation but there were many interesting public buildings and private homes and gardens to sketch in the blocks around. Before we started, Frank noticed the … Continue reading

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In the countryside

This morning I went on a sketching scavenger hunt. A friend had posted a photo of a nice old barn with Mt. Rainier in the background. She told me about where she thought it was and I went looking for … Continue reading

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