Tag Archives: Astronauts on the Town

Before, During and After

The Friday sketching ad hoc group met at Westlake Center today.  It seemed like it would be hot again, so we planned to start at 9am. Turned out to be overcast and very pleasantly cool. I’ve mentioned several times here … Continue reading

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Astronauts 10 & 11

This project is almost half way through the 25 astronauts.  I anticipate that by Friday, I’ll be past the half way mark. Drove up 1st Avenue in Seattle to get two more astronauts that were somewhat close to each other.  … Continue reading

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Astronaut aboard ship

This morning I made a dash to Bremerton to sketch the astronaut on the Viet Nam era destroyer, USS Turner Joy.  JoAnn, the shop manager, was very helpful, showing me where the astronaut was stationed. It was a cramped space … Continue reading

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Astronaut in Auburn

Since I was already south, having had a meeting in Tacoma, I stopped at the Outlet Collection in Auburn to sketch the Astronaut stationed there. Somewhere something incredible is waiting to be known by Brandy Tomlin.  The poster next to … Continue reading

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Three more Astronauts

Early Sunday morning, I watched the (unmanned) SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule blow up 2 minutes after launch.  NASA TV broadcast live.  I saw the explosion and thought, “is that a stage separation?”.  When the voice of mission … Continue reading

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Four down, 21 to go

After today’s sketch outing I continued on to Georgetown, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Seattle.  In the cool of Fran’s chocolates, I sketched this latest astronaut of the “Astronauts on the Town” installation. This is Star Stuff by Abigail … Continue reading

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Bagged 2 more Astronauts

A lunch date with former co-workers took me to Ballard.  I took the opportunity to sketch 2 more of the Astronauts On The Town. First, the Aboriginaut, found inside the Ballard Locks Visitors Center. The design is based on cave … Continue reading

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A full day of art.

Most of the day was being out with Seattle Urban Sketchers.  We met in a different section of Fremont today.  There is about a 4 block portion that has a lot of interesting industrial subjects to sketch. I made up … Continue reading

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