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Oak & new paper

New book, new paper, new technique.  Painted a leaf and acorns I picked up.  This is a new 10×7 inch Arches spiral bound 140 lb. watercolor paper book.  I’d tried an arches sketch book before and didn’t like it.  This … Continue reading

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Third Place

This was not an Urban Sketchers outing but a sketchcrawl sponsored by the Lake Forest Park Arts Council. ( LFP is about a half hour north of Seattle at the tip of Lake Washington.)  However, several Urban Sketchers participated.  We … Continue reading

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Move In Day for Electra

Today was move-in day for the Lockheed Electra that is the only one in the world configured exactly like that of the Electra with which Amelia Earhart made her attempt to fly around the world. Museum of Flight page on … Continue reading

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Sketching in Kent

It was a beautiful morning:  bright, sunny, cool…. a perfect autumn day.  So I just had to go out to sketch.  I’d made a couple clippings from the newspaper of possible locations so that is where I went today. The … Continue reading

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UW Greenhouse

The Friday Sketchers met at University of Washington (UW) campus on Friday, 27 September (yesterday).  We thought we might sketch in the medicinal herb garden.  But it was chilly and about to rain.  So we took shelter in the Botany … Continue reading

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Ready for the Show

Urban Sketchers are organizing a show in Edmonds, WA for the month of October.  There will be two venues:  Gallery North and Cafe Lourvre.  Here is the poster: There will be two special events associated with the show.  Each will … Continue reading

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Electra Arrives!

This was a wonderful day at the Museum of Flight.  I volunteered for the Electra Arrival event.    The Museum has obtained an immaculately restored Lockheed Model 10-E Electra, the same type of aircraft that Amelia Earhart piloted on her … Continue reading

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A sweet sketch outing

Seattle Urban Sketchers met for our monthly sketch outing at Boehm’s Chocolates in Issaquah, WA. I first focused on the weather vane and upper story windows. Then I sketched in the kitchen: We shared our sketches. The founder, Julius Boehm, … Continue reading

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Renton Henge

I did the sketch on 30 July and just now found this in my drafts folder. From the Roadside America website,  I learned of another oddity in the town in which I live.  Roadside America calls it a  Stonehenge replica.  … Continue reading

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Whidbey again

I joined the Whidbey Island sketchers yesterday for their outing to Cultis Bay Nursery.  Judi was kind to offer to pick me up from the ferry so I could just walk-on, which saved a lot of time and and some … Continue reading

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