Tag Archives: Columbia City

Culture clash

I’ve sketched at Columbia City Station (light rail line) before but I was further north along the station. There is more than one art installation there. Today was another beautiful day and I resolved to sketch the lions. This installation … Continue reading

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Shared tent

Yesterday I drove to the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle to check out something I saw in the newspaper. I picked up coffee and a pastry to sit in the shared dining tent. It’s a solution to bring take out … Continue reading

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Pink in Columbia City

After an early errand to my Post Office Box, I set out to do some more car sketching. I revisited the Covid-19 testing site in the parking lot of Southcenter mall. There were several people in line. Then I went … Continue reading

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LF Pantry

It’s going into be a good week for sketching! I was out early to Columbia City and found this Little Free Pantry. It seems in the hard times brought on by the pandemic, Little Free Libraries have been converted. I … Continue reading

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Columbia City

Urban Sketchers Seattle met yesterday in the historic district of Columbia City. There were many good sketching subjects within the main street and a block either side. We had a sketcher join us from Taiwan as he was visiting his … Continue reading

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Bikes

It was again a spring day, after rain yesterday.  The sun was so bright when I sat down to sketch that I needed my hat. After an errand, I stopped in Columbia City to sketch Bike Works.  I noticed it … Continue reading

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Two Celebrations

The Urban Sketchers 9th International Symposium is happening right now in Porto, Portugal. Several of the sketchers from USk Seattle are there. For those of us who aren’t, Michele and I threw a “Porto Pity Party” at our sketch outing … Continue reading

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Distracted by sun and sketching

The beautiful, summer-like day offered distraction from election day.  I sketched the art at three light rail stations:  Rainier Beach, Othello, Columbia City.  And hardly thought about the election and definitely resisted checking news. This is an on-going series project … Continue reading

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Sketching in the Rain

It’s not as much fun as singing in the rain!  But six hardy sketchers came out during the storm to sketch together around Columbia City’s Landmark District. The day was so dark, the street lights remained on the entire time … Continue reading

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Beer and dead salmon

It was a beautiful fall day, if a bit chilly in the morning.  I started in Columbia City, a neighborhood south of Seattle.  I’ve like the Columbia City Ale House.  It was one of the first places to eat when … Continue reading

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