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Vikings Begin

Every couple months I meet some former co-workers for lunch. We choose a different venue each time and I suggested the Nordic Museum’s cafe. I had an ulterior motive in that I wanted to return to see “The Vikings Begin” … Continue reading

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New Nordic

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered at Yul Fest in the new Nordic Museum yesterday. It was very crowded, but everyone found something to sketch. I got Stephanie to pose in front of the sign. She’s not only a rock star Urban … Continue reading

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Finally Inside

Over the past few years, I’ve sketched the Amazon Spheres as they were built. And then I sketched them from the outside. Finally, today, I got inside. Some weeks ago I scheduled a “tour” of the Amazon Spheres. I went … Continue reading

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ID with WSU

Eh? Urban Sketchers Seattle joined design students from Washington State University in Hing Hay Park in the International District yesterday. They came last year and we sketched with them at MOHAI (Museum of History & Industry).  There were more of … Continue reading

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Yesler Terrace Park

Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the newly opened Yesler Terrace Park today. We had another perfect weather for sketching day. There was a good number of artists attending and many wonderful sketches were made. I’d scouted this park a couple … Continue reading

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Good Shepherd Center

Good Shepherd Center, which is on the National Historic Register, used to be a place of shelter and education for young women in need. After 60 years of such service, it was supposed to be turned into a shopping mall … Continue reading

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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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