Tag Archives: Renton

Labyrinth

This is another location that has been on my list for a while. I stopped on my way some where else early this morning, before the day got too hot. The place is delightfully shaded, too. This little outing gave … Continue reading

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Out Ikea’s window

The newly built and recently opened Ikea store near me is huge.  I wrote recently about attending the opening festivities.  It is two stories with a second floor cafe that is at least four times as large as the one … Continue reading

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Safe Exchange

During a brief respite in the rain, I drove to city hall to sketch a sign.  The weekly theme in the USk flickr pool is “street sign”.  While this isn’t strictly a street sign, it is a sign in a … Continue reading

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New Ikea

This was the day for which we’ve been waiting!  The new Ikea store opened this morning.  It was built on the site of the parking lot of the old store.  It is 2 stories and is 399,000 square feet.   It … Continue reading

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Discovery of a hidden gem

The USk flickr group weekly theme is “houses of worship”.  While I do have many sketches of churches, I thought I would also do a new one for the theme.  There are many more interesting church building in Seattle area, … Continue reading

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Silent Witness Project

WARNING:  This post about domestic violence could be a trigger for some. Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, my local city hall has made a Silent Witness Project installation.       There are 7 red silhouettes stationed in … Continue reading

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Coulon Color

After a slow start to the day, I had some errands to do about noon.  Once home, I decided to go out again, this time with my sketch kit.  It was a beautiful day:  not a cloud in the sky … Continue reading

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Goats

More waiting.  First, I took the second car in for it’s scheduled service.  No problems found and a shorter wait.  In future, I’ll try to remember not to go on a Monday.  But, while waiting I sketched the reader sitting … Continue reading

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Piano in the Garden

After the demo at Daniel Smith, I planned that I would take my visiting friend to visit Kubota Garden to see and hear the Pianos in the Park that is there today.  Several people made beautiful musical use of the … Continue reading

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Stonehouse II

Our Friday group returned to the Stonehouse Cafe and Bakery today.  Though it threatened rain, we managed to escape it.  The group of a dozen sketchers fanned out around the property.  I also have a friend from Portland visiting and … Continue reading

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