Category Archives: Weekly Theme

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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Safe Exchange

During a brief respite in the rain, I drove to city hall to sketch a sign.  The weekly theme in the USk flickr pool is “street sign”.  While this isn’t strictly a street sign, it is a sign in a … Continue reading

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Two Record holders

I knew the Pratt-Read Glider was being assembled at the Museum of Flight today.  I dawdled at home in the morning and didn’t get there until 1100.  The efficient team already had it assembled and I met them on their … Continue reading

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Discovery of a hidden gem

The USk flickr group weekly theme is “houses of worship”.  While I do have many sketches of churches, I thought I would also do a new one for the theme.  There are many more interesting church building in Seattle area, … Continue reading

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A new truck!

The global Urban Sketchers group on flickr has weekly themes.  This week it is “trucks”.  What better place than the LeMay – American’s Car Museum to sketch! I have several sketches of trucks in older sketchbooks but it was good … Continue reading

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At the Mall

Given it was just after opening time on a weekday, I thought it would be safe to go to the mall to sketch.  I had two goals:  the Santa Land and finding a trash bin to sketch. Eh?  Trash bin?  … Continue reading

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Spring at Swanson’s

Spring seems to have arrived, both by calendar and by weather.  It was a beautiful, mostly sunny day that wasn’t too chilly.  Urban Sketchers Seattle met at Swanson’s Nursery to enjoy the spring flowers.  We sketch there at Christmas time … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Christmas at the mall.   Outside, it’s beginning to seem like we might need to build an ark soon.  Yesterday had the most rainfall in Seattle for any Dec 7 ever!  I braved the deluge to go to Southcenter Mall to … Continue reading

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Big Wheel

No, not the Great Wheel.  That’s a ride on the waterfront in Seattle.     When the Urban Sketchers weekly theme was announced, I knew this was exactly what I should sketch for it.  The theme?  Wheels.   This is a huge wheel … Continue reading

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