Category Archives: Sketches

Pt Defiance

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Pt Defiance Marina on a very foggy morning. It was unfortunate that the view was obscured. Is there anything out there? The numbers of sketchers shifted throughout the morning. At one point there were … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 Week 2

Week 2 8-14 October Day 8 (Monday) Another day I decided to use the prompt, which is “Star”. We watched the new series premier of Doctor Who last night. The new Doctor is definitely a STAR. Day 9 (Tuesday) The … Continue reading

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Fall color and odd ball gourds

Urban Sketchers Seattle went to my favorite place to sketch the pumpkins and fall colors: Swanson’s Nursery. I didn’t sketch any orange pumpkins, though. One of the odd pumpkins is this heirloom one with lacy color.  A staff member told … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 – Week 1

Inktober Week 1 Octbober 1-7 I posted about Day 1 on Monday. On day 2 I did a sketch in the Stillman and Birn Nova tan sketchbook. This is the first time, ever, I’ve used toned paper. A year or … Continue reading

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Back to University

No, I’m not going back to college!  Seven years and 2 degrees was enough!!  However, I do like the “red brick university” campus where we sketched today.  I’d be happy to go back again next year. Urban Sketchers Tacoma were … Continue reading

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It begins

Inktober 2018 has begun!    I started by sketching some of my kit. Stillman & Birn Alpha softcover sketchbook;  various pens.   Platinum Preppy Medium with Platinum Carbon Black ink. I’ve been watching and re-watching tutorials on ink hatching.  What puzzled me … Continue reading

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ID with WSU

Eh? Urban Sketchers Seattle joined design students from Washington State University in Hing Hay Park in the International District yesterday. They came last year and we sketched with them at MOHAI (Museum of History & Industry).  There were more of … Continue reading

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Yesler Terrace Park

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the newly opened Yesler Terrace Park today. We had another perfect weather for sketching day. There was a good number of artists attending and many wonderful sketches were made. I’d scouted this park a couple … Continue reading

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Old Steilacoom

On Wednesday (19 September) Urban Sketchers Tacoma met in the charming town of Steilacoom on Puget Sound. We gathered at the historic Blair Drug & Hardware. Our small group came back together to share sketches and had our group photo. … Continue reading

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New bridge

I’m behind in posting. I’m behind in general…see below. This sketch is from Tuesday, 18 September.  I met a couple former co-workers for lunch.  I had some time so I decided this would be a good day to sketch this … Continue reading

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