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Day of Art

Yesterday, my day of Art started early with a stop at the Museum of Flight to see the The Collings Foundation aircraft. It’s their 2018 “Wings of Freedom” on which they give tours and rides in the B-17, B-24 and … Continue reading

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Full Agenda

My schedule for today was rather full. First, I went to the Museum of Flight to see the presentation on the Voyager spacecraft by a fellow volunteer. She is Maria and a high school student! It was very well attended. … Continue reading

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Field Notes test

As noted in yesterday’s post, I’m using the new Field Notes Signature Sketchbook.  If you are familiar with Field Notes brand, this notebook is slightly larger.  The dimensions are 4-1/4″ × 6-1/2″ (108mm × 165mm).  The paper is also better … Continue reading

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National Handwriting Day

        Is it a lost practice?  We all still do a little handwriting, don’t we?  But how much?  National Handwriting Day is celebrated on John Handcock’s birthday. I do a lot of handwriting.  I keep a Fieldnotes … Continue reading

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Explored?

I’m both confused and a bit excited. While adding this sketch from 2013 to another personal album, I discovered it was added to the flickr album “in explore”. Flickr Explore  is considered the height of recognition on flickr. It usually … Continue reading

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First Monday at Ikea

Via Facebook, I found my way to a group of sketchers in my area: South King County. They’d stopped meeting as they lost their Saturday venue. I know a number of Urban Sketchers from both Seattle and Tacoma that live … Continue reading

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Holiday season at the Hotel Murano

It’s been 2 or 3 years since Urban Sketchers Tacoma last sketched at the Hotel Murano and we’ve never done so during the holiday season. The hotel lobby was tastefully decorated and the centerpiece was a very tall tree. Since … Continue reading

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Happy Fountain Pen Day 2017

I use a fountain pen every day. I write my journal with a black Lamy Safari with De Atramentis Document Brown ink. I sketch with fountains pens, usually a Lamy, and always using Platinum Carbon Black ink.  It’s the best … Continue reading

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The intrepid four

When we planned the Urban Sketchers Tacoma sketch outing for today at the Pt. Defiance Marina, it was at the height of the long, hot, dry, summer. We forgot that it would one day rain again. The venue had no … Continue reading

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Time change for closing reception

Talked with Patrick at Stonehouse Bakery today.  Time for the closing reception has changed to an hour earlier so will be from 1 to 3 pm on Sunday, September 24.

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