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Sunny day car sketching

Far be it from me to complain about sun in Seattle in winter. It’s very bright, which is nice, but it’s also very low in the sky, even at noon-ish. So it’s in my eyes as I faced south to … Continue reading

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Sketching together on Zoom

April, one of the hosts of The Stationery Cafe podcast, runs a few Zoom meetings a month for members of the Facebook group that’s formed around the podcast. Part of it is sharing about our journals and planners. The second … Continue reading

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Inflated

It’s the time of year when the inflatable holiday decorations appear in yards. I really don’t like them. I’d find just a single strand of lights more cheerful holiday decor. But they do make for good sketching subjects. I am … Continue reading

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Old Cannery Christmas

Urban Sketchers Tacoma returned to sketch the Christmas decor at the Old Cannery. We’ve been twice before but not, apparently, since 2016. There were so many interesting things to sketch. Our host brought their new puppet mascot, Caboose the Moose, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas eve and it has just started to snow.  We might have a white Christmas if it does so through the night. Wishing a blessed holiday season to all.  Hoping for a more peace-filled year in 2018.  We can, … Continue reading

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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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