Tag Archives: Kent

Somewhere in Kent

That would be Kent, WA (USA).  All this “social distancing” has me doing a lot of art but on my own. I went out to sketch from the car again yesterday.  I drove around the more rural parts of my … Continue reading

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Carpinito Brothers

Tina… you might not want to look at this one! I sketched at the Carpinito Brothers produce stand in Kent yesterday.  This was with an informal group of artists, most of whom have studied with a particular teacher. I walked … Continue reading

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Kent Seniors

Once again I joined an informal, local sketching group in Renton as we went a bit further south to the Kent Senior Center.  It’s a very nice place with lots of windows and art. After my primary sketch of the … Continue reading

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Quarter Chute Cafe

This morning I was almost back to my horse racing roots. When I was very young, I hung around the horse barns associated with the half mile harness racing track in my home town. The town was the site of … Continue reading

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Remember the sacrifice

Since I returned to making art in 2012, it has been my tradition to sketch and meditate on the cost of our freedom and democracy at Tahoma National (VA) Cemetery on a day close to Memorial Day. I brought one … Continue reading

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Lest we forget…..

The day before Memorial Day – In remembrance of our war dead and their families…… Though I never want to deal the crowds on Memorial Day itself, for the past few years I have visited Tahoma National Cemetery in the … Continue reading

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Tahoma

It is my artistic tradition to sketch in the Tahoma VA National Cemetery (Kent, WA) on or about Veterans Day and Memorial Day as a meditation on service and sacrifice. Since the rest of the week is likely to be … Continue reading

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Garden in the sun

What a beautiful day!  Sunny and warm.  I checked that Soos Creek Botanical Garden is now open for the year again.   It’s not very far from my home and a beautiful place to sketch with several different garden environments. I … Continue reading

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Humpty Dumpty

Ah, Trader Joe’s.  Each store has it’s own bit of whimsy.   The new(ish) store in Kent has this guy sitting near the egg display.  He’s a good 3 feet high. I tried a new paper.  It is Canson’s new Mixed … Continue reading

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Pie Lab

Yesterday morning, I stopped for a spot of breakfast, a piece of quiche,  and to do a sketch prior to going to Trader Joe’s next door.  Pie Lab is a new shop where I now always stop prior to going … Continue reading

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