Tag Archives: Stillman & Birn

More ballpoint

I’ve continued to sketch with the simple ball point pen since taking Gabi’s workshop last Saturday.  On the next day, Sunday, I opened the Stillman & Birn Epsilon pocket sketchbook he gave out.  Prior to a meeting of the Puget … Continue reading

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Who knew?

Who knew the lowly ballpoint could be such a versatile drawing instrument? Obviously, Gabi Campanario did.  This was Urban Sketcher Seattle’s last 10×10 Workshop for the year, “Urban Sketching wtih a Ballpoint Pen”. Gabi started with some history and observations … Continue reading

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Lots of medium

As I always do, I arrived a little early in order to browse the Daniel Smith mothership. I found that Stillman and Birn sketchbooks have been fully restocked. Almost to overflowing! Janice Berkebile continues to offer interesting demos at Daniel … Continue reading

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New and old at TAM

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered at the Tacoma Art Museum today.   As always, I was early and the Museum wasn’t open yet. The sculpture and the red wall enticed me. This sculpture of a bear and an eagle is called “Explorers”. … 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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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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Red Sonja!

Back to AFK for Drink and Draw tonight.  I missed last week’s session due to Norwescon.  Tonight we enjoyed Alicia, costumed as Red Sonja.  She’s an excellent model with a fabulous costume.  She’s at Horse & Hound Creations. I’ll start … Continue reading

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Bakery

It was such a perfect day today that after my volunteer shift, I felt I just had to go out to sketch.  It was blue sky and over 70 degrees.   I’ve had my eye on this building for quite a … Continue reading

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Glasair at Museum of Flight

Once again, after my volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight, I did a sketch.  The Museum has had a recent acquisition of a Glasair, kit built plane.  It is temporarily on display in the Air Park.  What we’ve been … Continue reading

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Dressed up and no where to go

These figures are always walking to no where.  Interface is a sculpture by Phillip Levine in Gene Coulon park, Renton, WA.  I’ve sketched it many times, more since I learned there is a group of older women who dress it … Continue reading

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