Tag Archives: Renton

Sketching Red

Today was a special world wide event for Urban Sketchers. They hosted a “Sketch Together” and were live in different time zones on Instagram four times during the 24 hour period. I’m staying away from large groups for a period. … Continue reading

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Coulon color

After a couple errands, I went over to check the maples at Coulon Park. They did not disappoint. I think they are at peak color now. While I could have sat among the trees and sketched a lot of maples … Continue reading

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Awareness

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Statue Stylist team have decorated the Coulon Park sculpture, “Interface” with that theme.

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Pumpkins

This morning I had urge to sketch some pumpkins but the patches aren’t open yet. So I went to my local McClendon’s Hardware and, wow, did they have pumpkins on display. I also met the display designer, Scott McMillin, a … Continue reading

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New public art

My suburb, Renton, has placed new public art over the summer. The new mural(s) have involved community members. I’d previously sketched and written about the “Black Lives Matter” street painting. This is the Trussell Bridge Mural on Houser Way N … Continue reading

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Blog-versary

Today is my 9th blog-versary, when I was invited to be a USk Seattle blog correspondent.  Fortunately it was perfect sketching weather so I went out looking for fall color.   Gene Coulon Park, along Lake Washington in Renton, is one … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Yesterday, I read on Renton’s Instagram that the “Interface” sculpture was again dressed…for Labor Day. So I hurried over to Gene Coulon Park. The statues are dressed as a woman pilot, a health care worker, and a grocery store employee. … Continue reading

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Street painting

As in other parts of the area and the country, Renton is about to have a large “Black Lives Matter” street painting. It’s been in progress since the weekend and should finish this afternoon. I went out this morning to … Continue reading

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Big Machine

For over a year the central streets of my suburban city have been torn up. There have been constant detours and slow traffic through town. This is the first location that’s been really convenient to sketch, though. So I’m channeling … Continue reading

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In the ‘burbs

During an early morning drive to Trader Joe’s, I saw this road side abandoned couch. Such items are a favorite subject of my friend Tina ( @miatagrrl ). Later this afternoon I went back out to sketch it. I drove … Continue reading

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