Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Museum not shopping

I organized a small group of sketchers to go to the Museum of Flight as a way of avoiding the frenzy of Black Friday. Victoria, in the middle, brought her father.  This was his first time using watercolor and first … Continue reading

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LBD

Little Black Dress: a Fashion Evolution. This is an exhibition at the Washington State History Museum that runs through December 5th.  I had a free pass so decided to see this before it closed. “The little black dress, or ‘LBD’ … Continue reading

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7 Seas

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday morning at 7 Seas Brewing in Tacoma. We were a small group today of about 8 sketchers, didn’t do a formal throw down and didn’t get a group photo. People were in and out and … Continue reading

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The doors are back

Last summer I sketched a single door at the United Christian Church in Renton after the original display had been vandalized.  The story is here. Meanwhile, the parish started a Little Free Pantry to support neighbors who were food insecure. … Continue reading

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SAM again

As it often does, my journey into Seattle began at the light rail station.  This was barely a 5 minute sketch of a bicyclist waiting with his ride for his ride. Stilman and Birn pocket Alpha. The Urban Sketchers Seattle … Continue reading

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Carpinito Brothers

Tina… you might not want to look at this one! I sketched at the Carpinito Brothers produce stand in Kent yesterday.  This was with an informal group of artists, most of whom have studied with a particular teacher. I walked … Continue reading

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KEXP

The KEXP radio station broadcasts from within a glass room inside the “Gathering Space” which is a huge room. In one corner is the La Marzocco Cafe. It’s a good place to sketch as, in addition to lots of people, … Continue reading

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Outside UW Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the library of the University of Washington at Tacoma. It was such a bright, sunny day that I didn’t want to sketch inside. Since I’d missed most of the brilliant fall color, I also wanted … Continue reading

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Weekend in Portland

Right after getting home from 3 weeks in Yorkshire , we packed again to travel to Portland. We arrived home on Tuesday and left Thursday noon-ish for Portland. Himself was to attend BSides, another computer conference. I planned to sketch … Continue reading

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Yorkshire – week three

York Wednesday, 16 October.  This was Museum Day.  We went to two plus a walk around inside the city wall. In the Yorkshire Museum I was only interested in the medieval section and there wasn’t very much of that. We … Continue reading

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