Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Stargate?

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the center of downtown Seattle to sketch inside the CityCentre building. There was snow in the north end but cold and wind at our location. Only one intrepid sketcher braved the weather to sketch outside. … Continue reading

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Sound and Color

Yesterday, the Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Asian Pacific Festival held in the Tacoma Dome. It was just as I remembered it from the one other time I went: LOUD, crowded, colorful. I came prepared with earplugs and I … Continue reading

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Lake Wilderness Lodge

A small group of sketchers who live in the south end (South King County, North Pierce Co) get together on Mondays to sketch. We’re mostly from Urban Sketchers Tacoma and Seattle. We’ve been meeting at Ikea to talk and draw. … Continue reading

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Convention Center

Once again, we met at the Convention Center. It seems to be a winter favorite for Urban Sketchers Seattle as it has so many options. There are several floors with excellent views out the windows on the upper floors. I’d … Continue reading

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Sketchers everywhere

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Third Place Commons.  It was a warm and welcoming place on a chilly, rainy day.  So many sketchers came that it seemed every table in the commons area had at least one or two. There … Continue reading

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Schmidt House

Urban Sketchers Tacoma drove rather far afield to sketch the historic Schmidt House mansion in Tumwater, WA for our sketch outing yesterday. Actually, the family named the mansion “Three Meter” but the reason for the name has been lost to … Continue reading

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Back to Tacoma Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Tacoma Main Library yesterday.  Our host was Beverly, one of our members and the manager at the library.  She did an excellent job of hosting and had arranged rooms for us to use. Between … Continue reading

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Ravens and the Mouse King

For the fourth year in a row, the Friday group of Urban Sketchers Seattle sketched holiday scenes at Swanson’s Nursery. Last year there was snow but this year it was just cold. We were also later in the season so … Continue reading

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Winterfest

Similar to the Gingerbread village, the model train village at Seattle Center’s Winterfest is a sketching nemesis. I’ve never done a sketch of either that I’ve liked. So today I mostly practiced avoidance. I was there so early, though, that … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary in Gingerbread

This is the fifth Anniversary of the Urban Sketcher Seattle’s Friday Ad Hoc sketch outings. It might not be the exact date, but it is the same event. It was 5 years ago that just 5 of us gathered to … Continue reading

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