Tag Archives: Seattle

In Magnolia

Kathleen, one of USk Seattle members, arranged access to Magnolia United Church of Christ for our sketch outing today. It was a bit chilly but I dressed in flannel and fleece as I hoped to sketch outside, which I did … Continue reading

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Painting Rocks

“Rocks as the subject, not applying paint to rocks”.  We painted rocks with Janice Berkebile at Daniel Smith Mothership, Seattle. She had several “exotic” pigments to suggest from the Daniel Smith line.  Since I will probably not put the sparkly … Continue reading

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Not what I expected

It wasn’t what I expected but at least I did 2 sketches. I went to a training at the Museum of Flight.  From the email about it, I’d formed the impression that the subject would be approached differently than it … Continue reading

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Two venues and activities

Early in the morning I left for the King 5 studio in the Stadium District. I attended a recording of New Day NW with Alan Cumming as a guest. He’s in town for his concert show “Legal Immigrant” at Benaroya. … Continue reading

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Roastery again

It was a good Friday the 13th! Urban Sketchers Seattle met again at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room on Capitol Hill.  It was a good turn out, with two or three new people. I left early as I … Continue reading

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Alternate transport & More

A couple exhibits have been moved to make way for constructing a new one. From my new post in the Side Gallery, I look down on them.  The “flying car” is the Taylor Aerocar III. While the original prototype dates … Continue reading

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What’s new at the Museum today?

Today is my usual volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight. I went in an hour early for two reasons: 1. to check for new parts delivered from the B-52 disassembly. None seen.  2. see the “aircraft visiting for a … Continue reading

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New Exhibit

Every year, the Museum of Flight puts out a special exhibit on April 1. This one is titled “Strangers to these Lands” and investigates the role of sparrow flight in the distribution of coconuts. “The precise method by which coconuts … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered for a short notice sketch outing yesterday to catch the Cherry blossoms. Unfortunately, the lovely old  trees in this neighborhood hadn’t quite fully opened. Still, it was the first day of Spring and the weather was … Continue reading

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Stargate?

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the center of downtown Seattle to sketch inside the CityCentre building. There was snow in the north end but cold and wind at our location. Only one intrepid sketcher braved the weather to sketch outside. … Continue reading

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