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A Portland weekend

This past weekend (8-11 Nov) I went to Portland on my own. The primary reason was to meet up with Anne, a friend from Florida, at Orycon. Anne has family in Portland so makes it an annual visit timed to … Continue reading

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Welcoming Winter at Anderson School

We attended a talk about “Winter Welcome”. On Monday Himself and I went to McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. Himself has been a master brewer in the past and taught brewing in the SCA. He used to buy a case … Continue reading

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Happy FP Day 2018

Happy Fountain Pen Day!              I’m recognizing FP day by testing a new ink in my Lamy Fountain Pen.  It’s De Atramentis Document Urban Grey.   I’ve waited months for this to be available in the … Continue reading

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Finished! 2018 Inktober

Week 5 final days 29-31 October I got all the way through Inktober and did an ink sketch every day.  As I’ve written previously, I used a toned sketch book for the first time.  I consider that trial a success … Continue reading

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Jasper Cosplay

I’m behind in posting only because we were in Portland, OR over the weekend.  We left the morning after last Wednesday’s Cosplay Drink and Draw (24 October). Heather was again our model, this time portraying Jasper from Steven Universe.  No, … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 Week 3

Inktober Week 3:   15-21 October Day 15 (Monday) Just a bit of Halloween candy sketched at Mixed Media play day at Daniel Smith Seattle store. Day 16 (Tuesday) This was the view from the deck of Rock the Dock … Continue reading

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Not Diwali

Urban Sketchers Seattle rearranged our usual schedule to attend and sketch the Diwali Festival at Seattle Center Armory.  Except I didn’t sketch the festival…more on that below. As I often do, I traveled by light rail into Seattle. While parking … Continue reading

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Foss show open

Urban Sketchers Tacoma and the Foss Waterway Museum held an opening reception for our group show during Tacoma Art Walk last night. I didn’t know what to expect as far as turn out but it was rather disappointing. It seemed … Continue reading

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Fall color and odd ball gourds

Urban Sketchers Seattle went to my favorite place to sketch the pumpkins and fall colors: Swanson’s Nursery. I didn’t sketch any orange pumpkins, though. One of the odd pumpkins is this heirloom one with lacy color.  A staff member told … Continue reading

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Inktober 2018 – Week 1

Inktober Week 1 Octbober 1-7 I posted about Day 1 on Monday. On day 2 I did a sketch in the Stillman and Birn Nova tan sketchbook. This is the first time, ever, I’ve used toned paper. A year or … Continue reading

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