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Unusual art

This blog is usually about my own adventures in sketching.  Today, however, I want to tell you about something rather unusual in the world of drawing. Vashon Artist and Cartoonist, Jim Woodring, has a very large dip pen with which … Continue reading

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Day 3: to Lake Louise

Day 3: moving on to Lake Louise in Alberta. Prior to checking out of our hotel, I did a quick sketch of the view from the window with the autumn colors on the trees. We stopped at Tim Horton’s for … Continue reading

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Day 1: first leg

Day 1: first leg to Kamloops, BC, Canada We left on our trip to Canada at about 10 am on Sunday, 25 September.  Our first goal was the 5.5 hour drive to Kamloops, BC.  This took us into the Rockies.  … Continue reading

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I’m baaaack

If you’ve wondered why I’ve not posted in several days, it’s because I’ve been on a bit of a vacation.  Himself and I drove 1700+ miles to Banff, Alberta, Canada and back since Sunday, 25 September.  We’re back today. Over … Continue reading

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Trixie Hobbitses

Or very clever gardeners and landscape designers.  I learned about the small Hobbit House in June from a piece on a local TV show and I immediately put it on my list of sketch locations.  Today was my first chance … Continue reading

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Art Show

This was an all day event for Urban Sketcher Tacoma.  First, we had a sketch outing in and around the main library in Tacoma.  I hung around the library and only went outside to do one sketch.  This is a … Continue reading

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I’ve been Doodlewashed!

have a guest post on this watercolor blog: https://doodlewash.com/2016/08/05/guest-doodlewash-urban-sketching-in-washington-state/#more-40186                              

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Georgetown Garden Walk

Once again the Seattle Urban Sketchers joined the Georgetown Garden Walk.  It was cooler than last year yet I didn’t get to many gardens. I wanted to sketch a different view of the Hat n’ Boots in Oxbow Park, as … Continue reading

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Beacon Hill Station

As we met at the Beacon Hill light rail station this morning it was chilly and raining.  Some went straight over to The Station coffee house nearby.  I was intent to bag another item in my project to sketch the … Continue reading

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Street Car

With the spring-like weather, I decided today would be the best day to try out the brand new First Hill Streetcar.  I took the bus over to the Light Rail at Tukwila.  I took that to the International District Stop.  … Continue reading

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