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Antiques

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met to sketch at Sanford and Son Antiques today. It is jam packed, overcrowded, with interesting things to sketch. Since it didn’t open until 11am, we met first at Bostwick Cafe. It has some good views out … Continue reading

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Dogs

Here’s another batch of sketches from the Kitsap Humane Society Instagram account.  They’ll be mailed out to them tomorrow.  As always, they are donated to the shelter to give to adopters, foster homes, or for any other use.

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Out the Windows

Urban Sketchers Seattle spent part of this Valentine’s day doing what we love…sketching together in our town. We spread out around Columbia Center, which is the tallest building in the city. The view from the 40th floor Starbucks isn’t what … Continue reading

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A&C

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met today to sketch at the Artist & Craftsman store. I’d arranged permission ahead of time and the staff seemed happy to host us. It was a mild day, so my first sketch was outside. I was … Continue reading

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X wing pilot

Sara was our model tonight at Cosplay Drink and Draw.  She is Poe Dameron, X-wing Pilot, which is a character from the latest Star Wars trilogy (7,8,9). My favorite sketch of the evening was one of the 10 minute ones.

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Pelicans

I spent half the day in a group workshop. Frances had the idea to study art books and techniques and invited a few friends to join her. Today was our first meeting, at which we reviewed the content of Steven … Continue reading

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New Burke

Yesterday, Sunday, January 19, I joined Urban Sketchers Seattle at the newly re-opened Burke Museum. The old museum had been torn down and in it’s place was this 3 story, massive building. Since I wasn’t sure when I might be … Continue reading

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Coffee

Today’s theme is “coffee”. While waiting for a shop to open in my suburb, I stopped in at a new-ish local coffee shop, Boon Boona.  It’s East African.   I was glad to see it so full on a weekday morning. … Continue reading

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Hawks

Despite heavy snow in some areas, most of the usual group of artists came to Cosplay Drink and Draw on Wednesday night. We had one artist attending his first session, too. This is Sara @per_fekshen as Hawks from My Hero … Continue reading

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Jointly at McMenamins

Urban Sketchers Tacoma hosted Urban Sketcher Seattle in a joint outing at the new(ish) McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma. It is a unique venue with so much to sketch. This was my 4th time there this year as they opened … Continue reading

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