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Between the rain drops

A group of intrepid sketchers from Urban Sketchers Tacoma braved some occasional but brief showers to sketch around the Soos Creek Botanical Garden yesterday. Carolyn had her own solution to rain protection! During a rain shower, I sheltered under an … Continue reading

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Sketching together in the garden

Carolyn R. has recently moved here and even more recently joined the email group for Urban Sketchers Seattle. I moderate requests and started a conversation with her, especially because she lives near me. She hasn’t yet gone on a USk … Continue reading

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Garden in the sun

What a beautiful day!  Sunny and warm.  I checked that Soos Creek Botanical Garden is now open for the year again.   It’s not very far from my home and a beautiful place to sketch with several different garden environments. I … Continue reading

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Golden Afternoon

It was about 45 degrees this morning,  just a bit chilly to go out to sketch, especially since it was predicted to warm up to 65 or 70.  Sketchbook Skool starts up again with the 3rd Semester today.  I did … Continue reading

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Insects

The weekly theme for Urban Sketchers is insects.  I realized I did have a suitable sketch in the insects that are the playground equipment I sketched on 16 May.  I was trying to think where I might find something to … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical

What a day!  Cloudless sky, bright sun and at least 85 degrees! In the afternoon I went to Soos Creek Botanical Garden.   It’s relatively small and about 20 minute’s drive from my home.  I was there about 2.5 hours, wandered … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I sketched at this delightful local garden last fall.  With the coming of spring and so many new blooms, I thought I would go out to see it again.  I got there late, an hour before closing, so I didn’t … Continue reading

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Soos Creek Botanical Garden

I’d heard about the relatively new garden on the “Gardening with Cisco” show.  Today was likely to be the last nice day for a while as rain is again predicted for at least the next week. I searched on “Auburn … Continue reading

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