Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

First Day of Spring!

It could not have been a more perfect day for sketching on the First Day of Spring. Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered near the Union building on the campus of the University of Puget Sound and we all sketched outside. It … Continue reading

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SeaTac Botanical Garden

Today was very spring-like. I was outside in the afternoon with just a light fleece jacket and there was some sunshine. It was the perfect day to explore a park new to me: The SeaTac Botanical Garden. This small treasure … Continue reading

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Kent Seniors

Once again I joined an informal, local sketching group in Renton as we went a bit further south to the Kent Senior Center.  It’s a very nice place with lots of windows and art. After my primary sketch of the … Continue reading

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Lucky’s

Yesterday I had an errand in Tacoma. After that was accomplished I searched out a place I wanted to sketch. I’d seen a segment about the location on a local TV show. Lucky’s Drive-In has a 1955 Metro bus as … Continue reading

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Final Move

There’s been too much of good things and I’m behind in posting. On Monday, I spent the entire day in a workshop (more on that in another post). A couple days before, the Museum of Flight posted on social media … Continue reading

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Union Station

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Union Station. At one time, this was a train station but now it is the headquarters for Sound Transit. Union Station was constructed between 1910 and 1911 to serve the Union Pacific Railroad and the … Continue reading

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Vending

First, a sketch I did mostly from a photo last weekend.  I stopped by Elysian Brewing Taproom in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle to reconfirm our sketch outing there in a couple weeks.  I noticed this cute little beer truck. … Continue reading

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New and old at TAM

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered at the Tacoma Art Museum today.   As always, I was early and the Museum wasn’t open yet. The sculpture and the red wall enticed me. This sculpture of a bear and an eagle is called “Explorers”. … Continue reading

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Music everywhere

There was music all over the host hotel hallways and lobbies! Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered for the 6th year in a row to sketch Wintergrass, a bluegrass festival held in Bellevue, WA. We had a good turnout.  On the left … Continue reading

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Conservatory

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met today at the Seymour Conservatory in Wright Park, Tacoma. Some intrepid sketchers were outdoors but most of us stayed in the warmth of the indoor garden. There are a lot of renovations happening. Finally there will … Continue reading

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