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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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Gallery reception

I attended a reception at Columbia City Gallery for a show by Northwest Designer Craftsmen.    There were many interesting and imaginative pieces. Tina, whom I know from Urban Sketchers Seattle, had works in the show. I ended up taking … Continue reading

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Columbia City Sketchcrawl

Despite the weather prediction, fortune was with us as we had blue sky and sunshine for our Seattle Urban Sketchers Sketchcrawl today in Columbia City.  It was very chilly, though, in the upper 40’s.  Watercolor didn’t dry well and our … Continue reading

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