Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

Sketching Red

Today was a special world wide event for Urban Sketchers. They hosted a “Sketch Together” and were live in different time zones on Instagram four times during the 24 hour period. I’m staying away from large groups for a period. … Continue reading

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Coulon color

After a couple errands, I went over to check the maples at Coulon Park. They did not disappoint. I think they are at peak color now. While I could have sat among the trees and sketched a lot of maples … Continue reading

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First Pumpkin patch

It was a beautiful, sunny, autumn morning to sketch at the pumpkin patch at Mosby Farm in Auburn, WA. There’s not a lot there…no interesting old trucks or buildings. There is an oversized checkers game, a corn maze, and lots … Continue reading

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Busy day

Yesterday started early, leaving at 0630 for Tacoma. There was a fatal semi crash on one of the freeways I would normally take, so I left a bit early and went the long way round. I had a 0730 appointment … Continue reading

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Dragon

Seems like it’s my week for odd ball sculptures. After getting a flu shot, I drove up to Mercer Island to see this dragon in a children’s playground. It’s referred to as Kenton’s Dragon, created by artist Kenton Pies. The … Continue reading

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Bacon & eggs

I think it was on Evening, the TV show on King 5, where I heard about the Bacon and Eggs skate park in Wilkeson. It was a 45 minute drive, east of Bonney Lake (east of Tacoma and Puyallup). I … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

Though it was cloudy this morning, I went to sketch at Soos Creek Botanical Garden. It’s one of my favorite places. I might go back tomorrow just to sketch flowers. Despite this being the first day of Autumn, there were … Continue reading

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Connections live and in person

Since February I’ve been leading “Draw Along” sessions over Zoom for the Museum of Flight’s Connections program for students. Today was our first in-person session! We met outside in the Aviation Pavilion. Since most of the students are under 12 … Continue reading

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Ghost Log

Dickman Mill Park is Tacoma’s newest park, built on the ruins of the Dickman Lumber company, Tacoma’s last waterfront sawmill. It was established in 1889, closed in 1977, and destroyed by fire in 1979. Urban Sketchers Tacoma explored the area … Continue reading

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Whale on a wagon

This morning was another outing with Urban Sketchers Seattle, this time at Ballard Locks. I felt the relief of very comfortable temperature and better air quality. I’m starting a series of whales on wagons! This is the second one I’ve … Continue reading

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