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No Beer

The day dawned with blue sky and sun.  At first, I thought I would leave extra early for our 11am sketch outing so I could do another sketch of the Fremont Troll on my way to the sketch venue.  Then … Continue reading

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Upright F-1 engine

Hind sight is 20/20.  If I’d realized what was going to happen later in the day, I would have arrived at the Museum of Flight about an hour before my shift in order to sketch the F-1 rocket engine in … Continue reading

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F-1 rocket engine delivered

It was a good, geeky way to spend Pi Day. First, I arranged to meet another member of Rebel Legion to deliver a lightsaber to her.  I’m no longer using it, she is new to the group and needs a … Continue reading

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New Ikea

This was the day for which we’ve been waiting!  The new Ikea store opened this morning.  It was built on the site of the parking lot of the old store.  It is 2 stories and is 399,000 square feet.   It … Continue reading

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The big pen

After our sketching outing, I drove the few blocks to the Frye Art Museum to see the exhibit with the big pen that I wrote about recently.   Yup, it is big! And there was a baseball in the end of … Continue reading

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Sketching bouldering

It’s been 3 years since Urban Sketchers Seattle were last at the Seattle Bouldering Project.  Most of those sketching today hadn’t been there before.  I had been on that first outing and today discovered they’d added a cafe to the … Continue reading

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Unusual art

This blog is usually about my own adventures in sketching.  Today, however, I want to tell you about something rather unusual in the world of drawing. Vashon Artist and Cartoonist, Jim Woodring, has a very large dip pen with which … Continue reading

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Two Record holders

I knew the Pratt-Read Glider was being assembled at the Museum of Flight today.  I dawdled at home in the morning and didn’t get there until 1100.  The efficient team already had it assembled and I met them on their … Continue reading

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Gabi’s 10×10

This was the kick off for Urban Sketchers “10 years x 10 classes” or simply,  “10×10” series.  This is the 10th anniversary year for Urban Sketchers.  To commemorate, they are sponsoring 10 workshops, each group in one of many locations … Continue reading

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Private but Public

Something I read led me to this website listing private buildings with public spaces.  A few weeks ago I checked out the US Bank Center building.  Urban Sketchers Seattle met there today to sketch.  It has 3 floors of public … Continue reading

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