Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Top Pot

Top Pot Donuts are some of the best in Seattle.  I’ve noticed these Top Pot vehicles for weeks now.  They seem to be in permanent storage in a lot next to a nondescript building with no signage.  Today I had … Continue reading

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Fort Steilacoom

Urban Sketchers Tacoma has never been to Fort Steilacoom. Though it was an unusual day and time, there were still a dozen sketchers. The weather was so perfect that everyone elected to sketch outside. In retrospect, I didn’t find it … Continue reading

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Project Completed

On February 28, 2018 I began my most ambitious sketch series yet. The idea was to document the disassembly, transport and reassembly of the Museum of Flight’s B-52. It is now the focal point of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, … Continue reading

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Dedication

This morning I attended the dedication of the Museum of Flight’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. It was a major event with an estimated thousands attending. The predicted weather might have been an issue but at least the rain held off … Continue reading

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First in the series

I decided to start a new series:  the lamps in the McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma.  All McMenamins properties have the most amazing collection of lighting.  Since I’ll likely be at this one often, I decided to devote a pocket … Continue reading

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U District Street Fair

It was a long train ride and then a confusing bus ride to get to the meeting place for joining Urban Sketchers Seattle for the U (University) district street fair.  This was my first time there but it was the … Continue reading

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Blue Poppy Day

Every year, the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden hosts Blue Poppy Day to celebrate the blooming of this unique poppy. Urban Sketchers Tacoma has gone a few times to be included in the “Festival of Art and Nature” which features visual … Continue reading

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Payload Bay

Met up with a group of sketchers from Kent today at the Museum of Flight.  At least two of them are members but still gave them my standard orientation. Made a quick trip over to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park … Continue reading

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Waiting and exploring

Another mundane chore:  took one of the cars for its scheduled maintenance.  It didn’t need much, so just waited at the dealership. Besides, I wanted to see the new Toyota Corolla Hybrid, just out this month.  We have a 2002 … Continue reading

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Hidden Gem

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at a second floor public patio in the financial district. It certainly was a hidden gem of a location. We had a good view of the oddly shaped Rainier Tower and the surrounding structures and construction … Continue reading

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