Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Rain Again?

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday at Earthwise Architectural Salvage. Our fist sketch outing to this unique location was in April last year. It rained and the sketchers voiced a desire to return in better weather. I thought July would be … Continue reading

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That time again

This was Urban Sketchers Seattle’s fifth time sketching the Georgetown Garden Walk. Sometimes I walk many of the gardens. This year my knee was hurting so I stayed close to Oxbow Park, our throw-down location. There were quite a few … Continue reading

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Not what I planned

Yesterday’s personal sketch outing was not what I’d planned.  I’d heard from one of elite detailing crew at the Museum of Flight that they would be working on the B-52 on Saturday.  So I planned to get there early to … Continue reading

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First Hill Sketching

This is my first time out with USk Seattle in about a month due to travel following by a nasty cold. It was good to be out with the group again! I had to try a new route for my … Continue reading

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Tumwater Falls park

While Urban Sketchers Seattle was meeting in the University district, I joined Urban Sketchers Tacoma at Tumwater Falls park. This is my first outing in a month as I was on a trip and then caught a cold immediately upon … Continue reading

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U District Street Fair

It was a long train ride and then a confusing bus ride to get to the meeting place for joining Urban Sketchers Seattle for the U (University) district street fair.  This was my first time there but it was the … Continue reading

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Blue Poppy Day

Every year, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden hosts Blue Poppy Day to celebrate the blooming of this unique poppy. Urban Sketchers Tacoma has gone a few times to be included in the “Festival of Art and Nature” which features visual … Continue reading

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Payload Bay

Met up with a group of sketchers from Kent today at the Museum of Flight.  At least two of them are members but still gave them my standard orientation. Made a quick trip over to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park … Continue reading

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Newest McMenamins

This was my first visit to the restored and renovated Elks Temple in Tacoma. It was a multi-year project by the McMenamin brothers (more here). Urban Sketchers Tacoma met to sketch inside and out of this new property which just … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at a second floor public patio in the financial district. It certainly was a hidden gem of a location. We had a good view of the oddly shaped Rainier Tower and the surrounding structures and construction … Continue reading

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