Category Archives: Weekly Theme

Newest McMenamins

This was my first visit to the restored and renovated Elks Temple in Tacoma. It was a multi-year project by the McMenamin brothers (more here). Urban Sketchers Tacoma met to sketch inside and out of this new property which just … Continue reading

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Air Filled Astronaut

On the way to Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith this morning, I passed on the far side of the Museum of Flight.  Across the runway, I saw this large figure.  I had time, so I turned around and drove over … Continue reading

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More of the Same

My suburb has a fire hydrant painting project. The first one was installed on Saturday. Given the weekly theme on USk Flickr, I thought I’d go capture another one before the theme changes on Monday. The artist is Sybil McIntyre. … Continue reading

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Hanami

from poster in UW bookstore UW web page for Quad Cherry blossoms reported “The cherry blossoms in the Quad reached peak bloom today”. It seems Urban Sketchers Seattle hit the mark for planning a sketch outing for today. We’ve come … Continue reading

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Vending

First, a sketch I did mostly from a photo last weekend.  I stopped by Elysian Brewing Taproom in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle to reconfirm our sketch outing there in a couple weeks.  I noticed this cute little beer truck. … Continue reading

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In Magnolia

Kathleen, one of USk Seattle members, arranged access to Magnolia United Church of Christ for our sketch outing today. It was a bit chilly but I dressed in flannel and fleece as I hoped to sketch outside, which I did … Continue reading

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MOHAI

We had unexpectedly good weather for our regular Friday sketch outing.  We met at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).  Rain was predicted to start about 11, so I did my first sketch out side.  While it never did … Continue reading

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One cloud over the bridge

It was too beautiful not to go out to sketch today.  The days are getting a little warmer with today being almost 60 degrees with a nearly cloudless sky.  So much sun! The Urban Sketchers flickr group’s weekly theme is … Continue reading

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Out Ikea’s window

The newly built and recently opened Ikea store near me is huge.  I wrote recently about attending the opening festivities.  It is two stories with a second floor cafe that is at least four times as large as the one … Continue reading

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Return to Point Ruston

One of our number who couldn’t join us at the Jewel Box cafe last Wednesday still wanted to go.  So Feather and I joined Beverly for a return to Point Ruston. It’s the first day of spring.  I’d hoped to … Continue reading

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