Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

Station 17

Himself took on the roll of art director in suggesting I do a series on the fires stations in my suburban city.  There are seven and I’d already done one, Station 11 back in April.  My, time flies even when … Continue reading

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Porch of July

First, I watched Tina’s niece Kristen Koyama and her husband Mark H Rooney live streaming a taiko performance. Sketched from the computer screen as they drummed. Then went to the front yard to do an Independence Day commemorative sketch.  I … Continue reading

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Another stab at the ‘Vette

The neighbor’s Corvette was outside again today.  In the morning there was no shade in which to sit.  When I went out to get the mail at 1400, I noticed I could sit in the shade in my yard and … Continue reading

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Gates

After getting home from our daily walk at 0715, I had breakfast and went out again to sketch before it got too warm again.  It might reach 80 degrees today (27 c).  My neighborhood has houses that are all nearly … Continue reading

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Sign of the Primes

Dozens, maybe a hundred, parked Amazon vans may be a sign of this Quarantime. This is another spot where I’ve wanted to sketch for a while now. I first noticed all these Amazon Prime vans a few months ago. They … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Buddha

It was a beautiful day today.  Once, again, I went to sketch the Buddha statue in a neighbor’s yard.  And, once again, there was a car parked such that I couldn’t park my car with a view of it.  No … Continue reading

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Roofers

Finally, something in the neighborhood interesting to watch. Our next door neighbors are having a new roof installed. Most of the time, the two roofers were hooked up for safety.  There are only the two, a man and a woman. … Continue reading

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Red

Went out in my neighborhood this morning before it got too hot.  My intention was to draw the Buddha statue(s) in front of a house around the corner.  But there was a car parked right in the point of view … Continue reading

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Weekly Theme

Are you looking for a source of drawing prompts? While we can’t yet meet up for a sketch outing, we can still draw together. Gabi Campanario started Urban Sketchers on Flickr and there still is a global USk group there. … Continue reading

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It’s live

At 0900 PDT Urban Sketchers presents “USk Talks” live on Instagram.  This technically isn’t Urban Sketching but us local admins have decided that it’s OK in these COVID Times.  In the Before Time, we’d be sketching people in coffee shops, … Continue reading

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