Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Cabela’s sketch outing

There had just been a significant wind storm yesterday. It is still blustery and raining today. The Urban Sketchers Tacoma Wednesday outing was further afield… all the way down to Cabela’s in Lacey, WA. So it was a smallish group … Continue reading

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A wonderful 10 years.

What an amazing day! Yesterday, at 1pm, Urban Sketchers from around the Seattle area began to gather at King Street (Amtrak) Station. We were there to celebrate the Urban Sketchers 10th Anniversary with a 24hr Global Sketchwalk. USk chapters from … Continue reading

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Muppets at MoPop

Friday sketchers met at MoPop…The Museum of Pop Culture (formerly known as EMP…Experience Music Project). Since I hadn’t seen it yet, my first stop was the Jim Henson exhibit. I looked forward to sketching muppets and I wasn’t disappointed. There … Continue reading

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Visiting USk Port Townsend

During a previous visit, I’d walked through the Palace Hotel in Port Townsend but didn’t take the time to sketch there.  When the Urban Sketchers Port Townsend announced a Wednesday outing there, I thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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Two Art Shows

Up and out by 8:15 this morning to get to the Museum of Flight by 9am for a members only Artist Meet and Greet with Jim Dietz. His show, “Wood and Canvas: WW I Aviation Art” is at the Museum … Continue reading

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There’s always a first time

As a group, we’ve never been asked to leave a venue. Today was a first. One of us had called last week and we thought we had permission but there was obviously a misunderstanding. The pub we’d planned to sketch … Continue reading

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Pumpkins at Swanson’s

Urban Sketchers Seattle used to go to a pumpkin farm to sketch before Halloween. But one too many outings in the rain with no shelter changed that. Today we went to Swanson’s Nursery to sketch their fall decor. Though there … Continue reading

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Saturday in Portland

Portland, Oregon; Saturday 21 October I joined USk Portland on a very rainy day. First we met at a coffee shop. Some stayed there. Others braved the rain to sketch in the Lone Fir Cemetery. Kalina and one or two … Continue reading

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Fun at Funko

Urban Sketchers Seattle went further afield than usual yesterday to sketch outside the new Funko Headquarters in Everett, WA. I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks, ever since Tina scouted it out! There are oversized Funko figures on the … Continue reading

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Sketching with WSU

Each year, Bob Krikac, instructor at the School of Design & Construction at Washington State University, brings the sophomore interior design class to Seattle to study important interior spaces and gain exposure to professional interior design resources. As part of … Continue reading

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