Category Archives: Urban Sketchers

New bridge

I’m behind in posting. I’m behind in general…see below. This sketch is from Tuesday, 18 September.  I met a couple former co-workers for lunch.  I had some time so I decided this would be a good day to sketch this … Continue reading

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I got the Stamp!

A week or so ago one of the sketchers in Urban Sketchers Seattle posted some sketches from figurehead exhibit at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) that had a stamp from the museum. I’ve been going to MOHAI for … Continue reading

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In the ID

Yesterday, Sunday, I had three objectives in the International District (ID). Since I was going in for a 1000 meet up, I decided to leave early enough to allow time for sketching before. I arrived about 0830. Hing Hay Park … Continue reading

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Kalakala Quest

While watching an episode of “Evening” on King 5 TV, I learned that the King Agriculture Museum (no relation to King 5) has pieces of the Kalakala ferry,.  So I hatched a plan to take another train trip to Centralia. … Continue reading

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Quarter Chute Cafe

This morning I was almost back to my horse racing roots. When I was very young, I hung around the horse barns associated with the half mile harness racing track in my home town. The town was the site of … Continue reading

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A Weiner-ful day

After the sketch outing yesterday, I scooted over to Burien to see the Weinermobile! Another sketcher had alerted us to the fact it is on a PNW tour. I do enjoy sketching oddities like this. I might have preferred a … Continue reading

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Nature walk at Nisqually

The Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge. We seemed a smaller group than usual but perhaps it was either the distance or the holiday weekend. It’s a beautiful place for a long walk and for seeing … Continue reading

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Queen Anne Neighborhood

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered this morning outside the Queen Anne Library. It was closed for renovation but there were many interesting public buildings and private homes and gardens to sketch in the blocks around. Before we started, Frank noticed the … Continue reading

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Farming Letters

Yesterday was the sort of weather my mother, of Irish heritage, would have called “a nice, soft day”. Blue sky, puffy clouds, about 70 degrees. I thought it was a perfect day for being out and about to sketch. My … Continue reading

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In the countryside

This morning I went on a sketching scavenger hunt. A friend had posted a photo of a nice old barn with Mt. Rainier in the background. She told me about where she thought it was and I went looking for … Continue reading

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