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Blue Poppy Day

This was my first time at this event.  Urban Sketchers (USk) Tacoma was there two years ago but I wasn’t.  As one of the sketchers said, “those poppies really are blue!”.   Blue Poppy Day is held once a year at … Continue reading

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In Magnolia

Kathleen, one of USk Seattle members, arranged access to Magnolia United Church of Christ for our sketch outing today. It was a bit chilly but I dressed in flannel and fleece as I hoped to sketch outside, which I did … Continue reading

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Windmill Gardens

It was a perfect sketching day. Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at Windmill Gardens in Sumner.  I think this was at least my third time there and I always find something new to sketch. Our group photo in front of the … Continue reading

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Not what I expected

It wasn’t what I expected but at least I did 2 sketches. I went to a training at the Museum of Flight.  From the email about it, I’d formed the impression that the subject would be approached differently than it … Continue reading

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Two venues and activities

Early in the morning I left for the King 5 studio in the Stadium District. I attended a recording of New Day NW with Alan Cumming as a guest. He’s in town for his concert show “Legal Immigrant” at Benaroya. … Continue reading

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Two Museums in a day

It’s National Volunteer week, as I mentioned on Monday. I used the reciprocal admission for free entry to two more places today. First I went to the Point Defiance Zoo. It was. Hundreds of primary school children. I measured the … Continue reading

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More on the PWH project

A large open grassy area at the back of the Museum of Flight grounds will become the Project Welcome Home Commemorative park. The exact name is still under consideration but that’s what I’m calling it for now. I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Foss Waterway Seaport

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Foss Waterway Seaport Maritime Museum.  We were 22 people at the point we entered the museum and did a head count. It was such a nice day that I did my first sketch outside … Continue reading

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Westlake Challenges

Urban Sketches Seattle met at Westlake Station. It’s in what’s known as the “bus tunnel” under downtown Seattle. I think it’s the largest of the tunnel stations and is under a major shopping area. It sheltered us from a day … Continue reading

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Cat & Dogs

Normally I’m only doing dog sketches from the Instagram account of Kitsap Humane Society.  But the person who coordinates donations and to whom I send these asked for a sketch of the cat she fosters.  So now I’ve done one … Continue reading

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