Tag Archives: Seattle

I got the Stamp!

A week or so ago one of the sketchers in Urban Sketchers Seattle posted some sketches from figurehead exhibit at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) that had a stamp from the museum. I’ve been going to MOHAI for … Continue reading

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In the ID

Yesterday, Sunday, I had three objectives in the International District (ID). Since I was going in for a 1000 meet up, I decided to leave early enough to allow time for sketching before. I arrived about 0830. Hing Hay Park … Continue reading

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Queen Anne Neighborhood

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered this morning outside the Queen Anne Library. It was closed for renovation but there were many interesting public buildings and private homes and gardens to sketch in the blocks around. Before we started, Frank noticed the … Continue reading

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Farming Letters

Yesterday was the sort of weather my mother, of Irish heritage, would have called “a nice, soft day”. Blue sky, puffy clouds, about 70 degrees. I thought it was a perfect day for being out and about to sketch. My … Continue reading

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The Helix again

What a relief to have a break in the weather! It was a comfortable 70 degrees with sun and no smoke! We’re told the smoke will be back but at least we got a day of sketching in! Urban Sketchers … Continue reading

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Pier 66 and more

We anticipated lots of sun and heat for the Urban Sketchers Seattle outing to Pier 66. It was also Hemp Fest * .  A 2000 passenger cruise ship was boarding so the area was very crowded with tourists pulling suitcases. … Continue reading

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Orbis

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital landed at the Museum of Flight today. I received an email about 1100 inviting volunteers to join staff for tours while the crew set up for their visit. I hurried right over. From their website: … Continue reading

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Detailing Air Force One

No, not that one. Ours. That would be the first jet Air Force One at the Museum of Flight. It’s the arrival of the 15th Annual Air Force One Detailing Team organized by master detailer Renny Doyle. http://detailersofairforceone.com/ (the video … Continue reading

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Fourth time on tour

Yesterday (Sunday, 8 July) Urban Sketchers Seattle sketched the Georgetown Garden Tour for the 4th year in a row. We finished with a “throwdown” in Oxbow Park. It’s the home of the famous Hat n’ Boots  which was the subject … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tail

As I wrote yesterday, it was expected the vertical stabilizer (aka “tail”) would be re-installed on the B-52 today. So I went to the Museum more than an hour before the start of my morning shift. The crew was indeed … Continue reading

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