Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Blue Poppy Day

This was my first time at this event.  Urban Sketchers (USk) Tacoma was there two years ago but I wasn’t.  As one of the sketchers said, “those poppies really are blue!”.   Blue Poppy Day is held once a year at … Continue reading

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TAM Again

Urban Sketchers Tacoma have had several previous outings to the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM). I always find something new to sketch. This time I didn’t even go into the Museum galleries. There was a good group today, with a couple … Continue reading

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In Magnolia

Kathleen, one of USk Seattle members, arranged access to Magnolia United Church of Christ for our sketch outing today. It was a bit chilly but I dressed in flannel and fleece as I hoped to sketch outside, which I did … Continue reading

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Windmill Gardens

It was a perfect sketching day. Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at Windmill Gardens in Sumner.  I think this was at least my third time there and I always find something new to sketch. Our group photo in front of the … Continue reading

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Bellingham!

This past weekend was Linux Fest NW in Bellingham. We go every year. Himself attends both days. I pick and choose. This year I only attended one panel and it was a disappointment as it wasn’t quite what I’d hoped.  … Continue reading

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Foss Waterway Seaport

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Foss Waterway Seaport Maritime Museum.  We were 22 people at the point we entered the museum and did a head count. It was such a nice day that I did my first sketch outside … Continue reading

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Westlake Challenges

Urban Sketches Seattle met at Westlake Station. It’s in what’s known as the “bus tunnel” under downtown Seattle. I think it’s the largest of the tunnel stations and is under a major shopping area. It sheltered us from a day … Continue reading

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Roastery again

It was a good Friday the 13th! Urban Sketchers Seattle met again at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room on Capitol Hill.  It was a good turn out, with two or three new people. I left early as I … Continue reading

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Crusty and Rusty at Earthwise

It was an intrepid group of sketchers who braved the occasional down pour to sketch at Earthwise Architectural Salvage. Those who know him agreed that this is Steve Reddy sketching heaven. The staff were very cordial and joined our throw … Continue reading

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One of our own

Roy DeLeon lives north but sketches with Urban Sketchers Tacoma. We haven’t seen him much lately, though, because he’s been devoting so much of his time to illustrating this series of children’s books. The first one, The Pope’s Cat, was … Continue reading

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