Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

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 fist 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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Chilly beach

After yesterday’s scorching (for Western WA) heat, it was a surprise to be so chilly on the beach at Brown’s Point on Commencement Bay in Tacoma.  Peter D. opened the gate to the park for USk Tacoma to have convenient … Continue reading

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Parsons Garden and more!

The Urban Sketchers Seattle Friday outing was to Parsons Garden area on Queen Ann hill. There were many scenes from which to choose. From the hill, once could look out onto the sound with cruise ships. Or walk down to … Continue reading

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Midsummer Respite

What better place and activity than to spend Midsummer’s Day sketching on Vashon Island at the home of an artist. Darsie invited both Tacoma and Port Townsend Urban Sketchers to his home for the usual Tacoma 3rd Wednesday outing. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Mama Duck

Upon our arrival at the site for our sketch outing to the Festival of Sail, I was disappointed that the Mamma Duck was no where to be seen. Upon more exploration, I could just see the tip of her yellow … Continue reading

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View from the 7th floor

This is a private office building… so private that the elevators require a key card. But on the 7th floor is a public patio, accessible by a specific elevator. It offers 180 degree plus views of downtown Seattle from a … Continue reading

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At the pier

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the pier for our sketch outing yesterday. I’d sketched the big red fire boat before so I was looking around for something else to catch my eye and interest. Then the cafe on the landing … Continue reading

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Sketching together in the garden

Carolyn R. has recently moved here and even more recently joined the email group for Urban Sketchers Seattle. I moderate requests and started a conversation with her, especially because she lives near me. She hasn’t yet gone on a USk … Continue reading

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