Category Archives: Sketches

Middle Fork

The Seattle Urban Sketchers’ outing was listed as Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and Pike Street Neighborhood.  I was happy to spend the entire time inside SAM.  First, it was chilly and raining much of the time.  Second, I had free … Continue reading

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Travel Sketching demo

I didn’t attend the March for Science today because earlier in the day I attended an event for the medical/scientific study in which Himself is participating. I think that counts. I went straight from that to the Travel Sketching lecture … Continue reading

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Sketchers Retreat Day Three

Sketchers Retreat Day Three: Wednesday, 4/19 We packed up and checked out of our cabin early in the morning and then went into Port Townsend for breakfast.  I had noticed this cafe last time I was there and really wanted … Continue reading

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Sketchers Retreat, Day Two

Sketchers Retreat, Day Two:  Tuesday, April 18 All five of us went into town for breakfast.  We picked the Blue Moose Cafe in the Boat Haven.  It certainly had a lot of Blue Mooses.  It was rather crowded but I … Continue reading

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Sketchers Retreat, Day One

Sketchers Retreat, Day One:  Monday, April 17 Along with four other Tacoma Urban Sketchers, I went to Port Townsend for about 3 days of sketching.  We called it a Sketchers Retreat.  We shared a large house at the Chevy Chase … Continue reading

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MOHAI

We had unexpectedly good weather for our regular Friday sketch outing.  We met at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).  Rain was predicted to start about 11, so I did my first sketch out side.  While it never did … Continue reading

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More tulips

This is the sketch I wish I’d done yesterday in the Skagit Valley tulip fields.  This done this evening from one of my photos.  Using good brushes makes a difference in the texture of the trees.  I often use just … Continue reading

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Tulip Town

It’s Skagit Valley Tulip Festival time! Feather and I drove up to Mt. Vernon, 2 hours away, to meet up with the Anacortes Sketchers in the tulip fields.  I’d never been to this particular farm, Tulip Town. The flowers were … Continue reading

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Boeing 737 birthday

The Museum of Flight threw a 50th birthday party for the Boeing 737.  The first test flight took place on this day in 1967,  at 1315 in the afternoon .  Brien Wygle was the pilot in command.  He’s 92 now … Continue reading

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One cloud over the bridge

It was too beautiful not to go out to sketch today.  The days are getting a little warmer with today being almost 60 degrees with a nearly cloudless sky.  So much sun! The Urban Sketchers flickr group’s weekly theme is … Continue reading

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