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A delightful place for breakfast

I returned to the Stonehouse Bakery yesterday morning to replace a couple prints in my show with new ones. While there, I took advantage of the beautiful weather and the view.  I sat on the patio and sketched the corner … Continue reading

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Summer in the Chinese Garden

Most people don’t realize Seattle has a Chinese Garden.  They are familiar with the Japanese Garden within the UW Arboretum but not with this garden adjacent to South Seattle Community College.  There is also a mid-sized arboretum. This would be … Continue reading

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Freeway Park

Seattle Urban Sketchers were fortunate to have beautiful weather today for our sketching foray into Freeway Park. As a relative newcomer to Seattle (17 years), never having been to the park didn’t seem too odd but even some of the … Continue reading

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Warriors!

The Pacific Science Center’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit opened recently.   I took the opportunity of free admission during Volunteer Week to see it. This is the world premier for this exhibit and there will be only one other US location before … Continue reading

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Travel Sketching demo

I didn’t attend the March for Science today because earlier in the day I attended an event for the medical/scientific study in which Himself is participating. I think that counts. I went straight from that to the Travel Sketching lecture … Continue reading

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Lettering

Despite the perfect weather for outdoor sketching, I spent most of it indoors at the “Letter Me This” workshop by Janice Berkebile at Daniel Smith. First, I was quite early in an attempt to get parking at the store, which … Continue reading

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MOHAI

We had unexpectedly good weather for our regular Friday sketch outing.  We met at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).  Rain was predicted to start about 11, so I did my first sketch out side.  While it never did … 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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Social Cherry Blossoms

The theme of today’s Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith was cherry blossoms.  I played around with a couple different pigments and ways of painting… splatter, sponges, splattering mask.   I ended up with this sketch from one of my own photos.  … 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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