Tag Archives: Museum of Flight

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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Boeing 737 birthday

The Museum of Flight threw a 50th birthday party for the Boeing 737.  The first test flight took place on this day in 1967,  at 1315 in the afternoon .  Brien Wygle was the pilot in command.  He’s 92 now … Continue reading

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The Birdie Has Landed

Yesterday, April 1st, right after the regular sketch outing, I went to the Museum of Flight to see a new exhibit.  I wanted to get a sketch of it as it is only a temporary exhibit.  **   From the … Continue reading

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Upright F-1 engine

Hind sight is 20/20.  If I’d realized what was going to happen later in the day, I would have arrived at the Museum of Flight about an hour before my shift in order to sketch the F-1 rocket engine in … Continue reading

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F-1 rocket engine delivered

It was a good, geeky way to spend Pi Day. First, I arranged to meet another member of Rebel Legion to deliver a lightsaber to her.  I’m no longer using it, she is new to the group and needs a … Continue reading

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