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IKEA flags

It’s back to being good sketching weather.  I went out this afternoon with the intention of sketching at once location and ended up at another.  My first choice had its parking lot blocked off.   It’s an Tudor looking event site … Continue reading

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Mom’s China

For Sketchbook Skool, Danny Gregory hosts a YouTube live “Draw with Me” session most Thursdays.  This past week, he drew his tea cup.  I didn’t watch or participate live, but I did engage later. This is a cup, saucer, and … Continue reading

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Hero Rat

“A rat named Magawa has been given an animal bravery award for sniffing out dozens of landmines in Cambodia. Magawa received a gold medal from the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), a veterinary charity in the United Kingdom, on … Continue reading

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Tudor on Second

Finally, a beautiful autumn day.  I went out to do some more dashboard sketching in the older area of town with some interesting houses of which I’d made note.

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Hobbit Day

Today is “Hobbit Day”.  Tolkien fans around the world are invited to raise a buttered scone to celebrate Hobbit Day, which marks the birthday of not one, but two iconic Hobbits: Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. I follow University of Leeds … Continue reading

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Day 200

I designed a journal page to commemorate the day. I’ve stayed active and involved with my groups and organizations.  I really appreciate the Museum of Flight providing a venue to involve volunteers.  There’s more to come on that front. I … Continue reading

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Virtual Richmond

The Urban Sketchers Yorkshire group has started a separate Facebook group for “virtual” sketch outings.  Urban Sketchers sketch on location, not from photos.  But since Yorkshire has gone back into COVID lock down, once again they can’t meet as a … Continue reading

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Big Mouth Frog

I don’t know where I first heard the big mouth frog joke.  Maybe on the band bus? From a photo I found somewhere and no longer remember.  Done just for fun and practice while watching YouTube videos.

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On line

Today my iPad battery was nearly depleted.  I had two long sessions of video conferencing. Each Tuesday and Friday morning the Museum of Flight offers training to continue to engage volunteers while we cannot be present at the Museum. These … Continue reading

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Smoke at sunset

We are fine here at home.  Yesterday was an anxious day, though, for friends in Oregon.  One left the area due to so much smoke and went up to Portland.  Others were under a Level 1 evacuation order (“get ready”).   … Continue reading

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