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Workshop second day

This is the second day of the Pat Southern-Pierce workshop held in Mt. Vernon, WA. We again started under the shade in Sharyn’s garden. Pat taught about her letter form and we did exercises. Once she explained it, it was … Continue reading

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Workshop First Day

Pat Southern-Pierce is an English artist who lives in a village a few miles from Manchester, England. She taught art to primary school children and moved to Cumbria University to prepare teachers of art.  She now is a freelance artist … Continue reading

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To Mt. Vernon

The Pat Southern-Pierce workshop was Friday and Saturday in Mt. Vernon, WA. It’s about 1.5 to 2 hours north of where I live… perhaps even more if traffic is bad. I didn’t want to drive up during a weekday rush … Continue reading

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More tulips

This is the sketch I wish I’d done yesterday in the Skagit Valley tulip fields.  This done this evening from one of my photos.  Using good brushes makes a difference in the texture of the trees.  I often use just … Continue reading

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Tulip Town

It’s Skagit Valley Tulip Festival time! Feather and I drove up to Mt. Vernon, 2 hours away, to meet up with the Anacortes Sketchers in the tulip fields.  I’d never been to this particular farm, Tulip Town. The flowers were … Continue reading

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Day 2 in the North End

This is Thursday, August 6 First stop of the morning was the Museum of Flight Restoration Center.  The purpose of my visit was two fold.  First, to sketch the astronaut.  Second, to tour the facility.  I’ve heard for years that … Continue reading

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Mt. Vernon USK Workshop

Frank Ching and Gail Wong offered a one day Urban Sketchers workshop, hosted in Mt. Vernon.  It was a trial run before their 3 day one next month. The first part of the morning and then the afternoon was a … Continue reading

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