Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Twice the yellow

Since we’re supposed to get a lot of rain and strong winds in the next few days, I thought it prudent to get over to sketch these trees I’d noticed earlier in the week. Looks like they’ve already lost some … Continue reading

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More pumpkins

We’re supposed to have days of rain and even a “bomb cyclone”. I went out yesterday morning while the weather was good to do locations sketching for what could be the last time for a week. I tried another nursery, … Continue reading

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Sketching Red

Today was a special world wide event for Urban Sketchers. They hosted a “Sketch Together” and were live in different time zones on Instagram four times during the 24 hour period. I’m staying away from large groups for a period. … Continue reading

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Coulon color

After a couple errands, I went over to check the maples at Coulon Park. They did not disappoint. I think they are at peak color now. While I could have sat among the trees and sketched a lot of maples … Continue reading

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First Pumpkin patch

It was a beautiful, sunny, autumn morning to sketch at the pumpkin patch at Mosby Farm in Auburn, WA. There’s not a lot there…no interesting old trucks or buildings. There is an oversized checkers game, a corn maze, and lots … Continue reading

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The Great Wall

So it begins: Inktober 2021. I’ve participated since 2017. The last 3 years part of my practice has been to use tan toned paper with assorted inks and white pens. I’ll continue that this year plus I’m thinking of adding … Continue reading

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Busy day

Yesterday started early, leaving at 0630 for Tacoma. There was a fatal semi crash on one of the freeways I would normally take, so I left a bit early and went the long way round. I had a 0730 appointment … Continue reading

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Before the rains

This morning was only mostly cloudy but still dry. I thought to go out to sketch before the rain starts, which is predicted to be every day this next week Ikuyo’s post in the Urban Sketchers Seattle Facebook group informed … Continue reading

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Dragon

Seems like it’s my week for odd ball sculptures. After getting a flu shot, I drove up to Mercer Island to see this dragon in a children’s playground. It’s referred to as Kenton’s Dragon, created by artist Kenton Pies. The … Continue reading

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Bacon & eggs

I think it was on Evening, the TV show on King 5, where I heard about the Bacon and Eggs skate park in Wilkeson. It was a 45 minute drive, east of Bonney Lake (east of Tacoma and Puyallup). I … Continue reading

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