Tag Archives: Museum of Flight

A “Nominal” experience

The Museum of Flight hosted a launch event. Space X scheduled the first launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket for 10:30 PST today. However, when I arrived, I learned the lift off was delayed until 12:30. So I did my … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

It’s Christmas eve and it has just started to snow.  We might have a white Christmas if it does so through the night. Wishing a blessed holiday season to all.  Hoping for a more peace-filled year in 2018.  We can, … Continue reading

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D-Day flag

The Museum of Flight has a new, temporary, exhibit.  After my shift yesterday, I sketched this US flag that was was carried on one of the first vessels into combat at sunrise on D-Day.   https://www.museumofflight.org/Exhibits/D-Day-Flag I sketched it as it … Continue reading

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Sketching at the Museum (again)

I went to Museum of Flight early for a security training. The presenter was a former special forces combat veteran and current Homeland Security agent. Good educational presentation. I learned the difference between education and training. The latter is physical … Continue reading

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Last Flight

One of the perks of being a volunteer for the Museum of Flight is knowing when interesting things will happen. These are not the events advertised to the public. I was there a little more than a year ago when … Continue reading

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Two Art Shows

Up and out by 8:15 this morning to get to the Museum of Flight by 9am for a members only Artist Meet and Greet with Jim Dietz. His show, “Wood and Canvas: WW I Aviation Art” is at the Museum … Continue reading

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Inktober Week 2

I lost track and forgot to post this on Saturday!  So here is Week 2, which was last week. The week started with a costumed short pose session at The Conservatory.  There is one per month.  It’s not as welcoming … Continue reading

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Another attempt

I wasn’t really happy with the sketch I did last week of the statue of Michael Anderson.  It’s for the James Gurney challenge. Paint-a-Monument Challenge and I wanted it to be better.  I like today’s version well enough to submit … Continue reading

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Michael Anderson at the Museum of Flight

I invited Jonathan, visiting from Australia with Jane Blundell, to sketch at the Museum of Flight today while Jane is teaching. I have never sketched in the Aviation Pavilion since it opened in May of 2016. Today seemed a good … Continue reading

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Deeper than the Titanic

Early this morning I took some things to the Museum of Flight. They asked for a number of recycled items that will be used in their camps this summer. Since I was there an hour before Museum opening time, I … Continue reading

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