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Experimental flower

Sketch from my own photo at Soos Creek Botanical Garden. Played with negative painting, salt etc. Keeping up with World Watercolor Month but not doing the prompts.

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Another botanical

Two botanical gardens in one week. I had an on-line event this afternoon but it was such a nice morning I wanted to go out to sketch. Soos Creek Botanical Garden is close and very inviting. I might even go … Continue reading

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Shaggy Pony

This afternoon I went back to Soos Creek Botanical Garden to sketch the shaggy pony. I met the 2 horses and the pony yesterday and noticed their field was lined with more pink trees. I didn’t get too close as … Continue reading

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Soos tree

I drove out to the Soos Creek Botanical Garden and found yet more pink to sketch! The totem pole is not new and I’ve not been able to find any information about it.

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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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