Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Stargate?

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the center of downtown Seattle to sketch inside the CityCentre building. There was snow in the north end but cold and wind at our location. Only one intrepid sketcher braved the weather to sketch outside. … Continue reading

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Waiting

The Kaiser Care Clinics in Bartell’s Drug Stores are a boon. I had symptoms that indicated I needed an ear wash. This clinic makes it so easy to just drop in to be seen for this sort of minor thing. … Continue reading

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Sound and Color

Yesterday, the Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Asian Pacific Festival held in the Tacoma Dome. It was just as I remembered it from the one other time I went: LOUD, crowded, colorful. I came prepared with earplugs and I … Continue reading

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Historic Drive-In

After some errands in Tacoma, I decided to find a burger joint I’d heard about.  Frisko Freeze is located in Tacoma’s North End neighborhood.  It’s on the Tacoma Registry of Historic Places and it has been serving burgers and more … Continue reading

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A little disappointed by Amazon

As soon as availability was announced, I obtained a ticket for a “tour” of the Amazon Spheres. My reservation was today at 1100. However, Tina, my friend and fellow sketcher, had gone on Tuesday and warned me it was a … Continue reading

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Convention Center

Once again, we met at the Convention Center. It seems to be a winter favorite for Urban Sketchers Seattle as it has so many options. There are several floors with excellent views out the windows on the upper floors. I’d … Continue reading

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Sketchers everywhere

Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Third Place Commons.  It was a warm and welcoming place on a chilly, rainy day.  So many sketchers came that it seemed every table in the commons area had at least one or two. There … Continue reading

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Schmidt House

Urban Sketchers Tacoma drove rather far afield to sketch the historic Schmidt House mansion in Tumwater, WA for our sketch outing yesterday. Actually, the family named the mansion “Three Meter” but the reason for the name has been lost to … Continue reading

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Georgetown Steamplant

Yesterday I received an email about an open house at the Georgetown Steamplant today. It is open every second Saturday but it seems today was special as they would have a presentation on future plans. I’ve had it on my … Continue reading

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Back to Tacoma Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Tacoma Main Library yesterday.  Our host was Beverly, one of our members and the manager at the library.  She did an excellent job of hosting and had arranged rooms for us to use. Between … Continue reading

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