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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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Finally!

Worldwide Aircraft Recovery continues the reconstruction of the Museum of Flight’s B-52. Today, finally, I got to witness something large held up by a crane! It was the installation of the horizontal stabilizers. Yesterday I’d encountered Tom, the manager of … Continue reading

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Chilly Chinese Garden

Urban Sketchers Seattle haven’t sketched at the Seattle Chinese Garden in a while so we decided it was time to return. This was my fourth time there. Throwdown and group photo in the Knowing the Spring Courtyard Susan and Kathleen … Continue reading

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At the Sculpture Park with a visitor

Riccardo Pastore from USk Milan contacted us about sketching during his visit to Seattle. Tina quickly organized an impromptu outing to the Sculpture Park. Despite the short notice, there was a nice group of sketchers to meet him. This is … Continue reading

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Waiting for the streetcar

On my way, yesterday, to a business meeting about our local Urban Sketchers chapter.  The South Lake Union Streetcar had a 10 minute delay for departure from the Westlake hub.  Got this mostly done except for color.  Sketch of McGraw … Continue reading

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Putting it back together

After Sunday’s delivery, Omega Morgan started right up on Monday with the reconstruction of the B-52.  I went over today to check the status.  I found it was off the trailer and the crew was working on removing it from … Continue reading

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B-52 Arrives

My day started at 0330. It is delivery day for the fuselage of the B-52G Stratofortress “Midnight Express”. First I drove past it in the opposite direction on I-5! Then I positioned myself to see it travel over the bridge … Continue reading

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Wing One delivered

“Wingin’ it” is how the Museum of Flight captioned their photo of the delivery truck in the middle of the night. I might also call it “Thing One”. Wing Two (or “Thing Two”) comes down tonight, leaving about an hour … Continue reading

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