Tag Archives: Museum of Flight

First

During Museum of Flight’s streaming training this morning, I worked on a sketch.  This image from the US Navy was shared on Museum’s social media outlets yesterday.  This is Ensign Jesse L. Brown, the first African American aviator to complete … Continue reading

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Amelia on this day

It was a fun Sketchbook Skool live drawing party on YouTube today.  Danny demonstrated drawing with ink washes.  This is something I do during Inktober but not much otherwise. Meanwhile, I received the “morning briefing” email from Museum of Flight … Continue reading

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Live on camera

To keep us engaged while we can’t go in, the Museum of Flight is doing twice weekly training sessions, mostly presented by the Docents.  This was Bill discussing Boeing’s role in WWII.  We’re normally on the same shift. This was … Continue reading

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All Hands

It was an early morning as I attended the Museum of Flight staff meeting – called “All Hands” – which began with breakfast at 0800 and the meeting from 0830 to 1000. I like attending this when I can as … Continue reading

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Finally the Chinook

It’s been about 3.5 years since the Museum of Flight expected this Chinook helicopter to join the collection. It flew for the last time on Veterans Day, 11/11/2016 when it came to display for the day. I sketched it then … Continue reading

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Coffee

Today’s theme is “coffee”. While waiting for a shop to open in my suburb, I stopped in at a new-ish local coffee shop, Boon Boona.  It’s East African.   I was glad to see it so full on a weekday morning. … Continue reading

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Busy Sunday

This past Sunday (5 January) I did 2 sketches before 10 am and then finished one started earlier in the week during Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith I’d started this “last year”, “in the previous decade”!  Actually, it was just … Continue reading

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Santa Flys In

Every year, the Museum of Flight has a Santa Fly-In, which is just how it sounds. This year, Santa and Mrs. Clause came in a de Havilland Beaver floatplane. Eventually, the line was around the entire gallery! Santa’s station is … Continue reading

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Commissions

Well, one is a commission and one was a suggestion.  Now that they have both been delivered, I can show them. The first was a dog portrait for an old high school friend with whom I reconnected on FB.  It’s … Continue reading

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Museum not shopping

I organized a small group of sketchers to go to the Museum of Flight as a way of avoiding the frenzy of Black Friday. Victoria, in the middle, brought her father.  This was his first time using watercolor and first … Continue reading

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