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Vehicles in the garden?

Urban Sketchers Seattle met to sketch the for the Georgetown Garden Walk 3rd year in a row. It was also just a few days before our 8th anniversary as the fist sketch outing in Seattle was on July 19, 2009. … Continue reading

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I’m now “official”

The Friday group of Seattle Urban Sketchers had a delicious sketch outing to Fran’s Chocolates in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle.  Fran’s is located in an old brick industrial building that is itself an interesting subject for sketching. Given that … Continue reading

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Art All Day

Today was a day of making art three different ways: painting from a photo; doing an “urban sketch” on location; sketching and painting from a live model. It was another fun morning with Jodi Steele at Daniel Smith for Social … Continue reading

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Trailer Park Mall

After meeting Daniel Smith, four of us from Urban Sketchers Tacoma had a brief sketch outing in Georgetown. This is a very funk, artsy neighborhood, south of Seattle.  I’ve heard it described as the oldest neighborhood of Seattle.  It’s my … Continue reading

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Greetings from Georgetown

Another nice day so I spent the afternoon sketching outside.  I went in search of a new mural in Georgetown, an old neighborhood south of Seattle.  I couldn’t find it driving so I got out of my car.  It was … Continue reading

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Georgetown Garden Walk

Though I’ve known about the Garden Walk for a few years, I’ve never been.  Now I think I’ll go every year I can, regardless of whether Urban Sketchers holds a sketch outing. I don’t live far from Georgetown and it’s … 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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A varied day

The morning was devoted to a visit to a local museum’s archive.  Fort volunteers and staff had an opportunity to view a few items from the collection of 1850’s garments. And shoes….. Though we couldn’t touch, the museum archivist would … Continue reading

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Odd Signs

There is a newly built McDonald’s in my area.  It doesn’t have the large Golden Arches sign.  I don’t remember that I’ve ever seen one without (well, except in Europe).   This one has a huge and somewhat creepy Ronald McDonald … Continue reading

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Georgetown, my favorite sketching neighborhood

After a visit to Daniel Smith Seattle, I stopped in Georgetown for a sketch.  There are still so many spots I want to sketch in this old, funky, neighborhood.   It was another beautiful sunny day of 55 degrees.  This … Continue reading

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