Category Archives: Sketch Crawl

KEXP

The KEXP radio station broadcasts from within a glass room inside the “Gathering Space” which is a huge room. In one corner is the La Marzocco Cafe. It’s a good place to sketch as, in addition to lots of people, … Continue reading

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Outside UW Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the library of the University of Washington at Tacoma. It was such a bright, sunny day that I didn’t want to sketch inside. Since I’d missed most of the brilliant fall color, I also wanted … Continue reading

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Weekend in Portland

Right after getting home from 3 weeks in England, we packed again to travel to Portland. We arrived home on Tuesday and left Thursday noon-ish for Portland. Himself was to attend BSides, another computer conference. I planned to sketch and … Continue reading

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Yorkshire – week three

York Wednesday, 16 October.  This was Museum Day.  We went to two plus a walk around inside the city wall. In the Yorkshire Museum I was only interested in the medieval section and there wasn’t very much of that. We … Continue reading

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Yorkshire – week one

Leeds, West Yorkshire We arrived at Manchester airport on Wednesday and the day was spent in travel to Leeds and getting settled in. On Thursday, 3 October, I had a walk around the area and visited the place I used … Continue reading

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Inktober So Far

Did ya miss me?  I’ve been traveling for 3 weeks… in England!  It was great and I have lots of sketches, photos, and stories. I’ve been doing Inktober but not the prompts.  These are mostly just the line drawings prior … Continue reading

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Between the rain drops

A group of intrepid sketchers from Urban Sketchers Tacoma braved some occasional but brief showers to sketch around the Soos Creek Botanical Garden yesterday. Carolyn had her own solution to rain protection! During a rain shower, I sheltered under an … Continue reading

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Not She-Sheds

It was fun sketching today in the Queen Anne neighborhood around the library. Ellie arrives by scooter. Susan and Victoria had matching Lamys on a lanyard! Many of us were interested in the old sheds in a nearby alley.  These … Continue reading

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Via-chunk

Back in August of 2013, Urban Sketchers Seattle had an outing specifically to sketch the Viaduct as it was to be torn down soon. Well… Today we sketched at the waterfront where the viaduct is mostly gone. It has been … Continue reading

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Chambers Bay

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered yesterday at a park adjacent to the Chambers Bay Golf Club. Chambers Creek Regional Park includes 930 acres along the shore of south Puget Sound. I decided to use a long page to create a montage. … Continue reading

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