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Meeker Mansion at turn of the year

Despite the freezing weather with fog, 21 sketchers met at the Meeker Mansion in Puyallup this morning.  It was still beautifully decorated for Christmas. I did two sketches with those decorations.  The first was a small clock on the wall … Continue reading

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Christmas at the Stone House

Prior to my Museum shift, I took a breakfast detour to the Stone House Bakery.  I wanted to see and sketch the Christmas decorations.  It was beautiful and charming.  All photos here: https://redharp.smugmug.com/MKB/2015-1217-Stone-House-Bakery/ I had a delicious egg, cheese and … 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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Happy Christmas Eve

from my imagination; Stillman & Birn Zeta; Daniel Smith watercolors, Platinum Carbon Black in a Platinum Cool Pen

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Merry Christmas

It’s a Christmas bun

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It’s the Season at the dentist’s

Had a routine dental appointment yesterday.  This Nativity was on the table.  I had just enough waiting time to sketch it.

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This is the first car sketch of the season.  The outside temperature was about 35 degrees.  It was very bright and sunny.  I kept quite warm and toasty in the car during about an hour of sketching.  I was in … Continue reading

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Holiday decor in downtown Seattle

This was another chilly but bright and sunny day.  I took bus and light rail downtown to look around at the holiday decorations.  I took the light rail to the end at Westlake Center and then walked back to University … Continue reading

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Holiday sketch venues

Places to Sketch  over holiday season I’m thinking of taking the light rail or the bus into downtown Seattle to sketch the special holiday displays.  I’ve collected a list, mostly from the Seattle Times holiday entertainment guide (linked above).   I’ll … Continue reading

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In class today

It’s more a workshop then a class.  Today we worked on holiday images.  The leader provided some.  I brought my own photos and finished one post card sized painting.  I got another one started but the masking fluid took a … Continue reading

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