Tag Archives: Tacoma

Return to Point Ruston

One of our number who couldn’t join us at the Jewel Box cafe last Wednesday still wanted to go.  So Feather and I joined Beverly for a return to Point Ruston. It’s the first day of spring.  I’d hoped to … Continue reading

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Jewel Box Cafe

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Jewel Box Cafe in the Point Ruston complex, near Tacoma. It was aptly named as it was a real jewel with beautiful furnishings and carved wood fixtures. There is even a balcony. Since it … Continue reading

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Dolce Si’

Yesterday I joined Urban Sketchers Tacoma at Dolce Si’ Sicilian Bakery & Café for a sketch outing.  The owner was very gracious and even offered to let us join a private monthly Italian get-together with live Italian music.  As a … Continue reading

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Foss again

After two beautiful days of sun and relatively warm weather, it was just too much to ask for it to continue for our sketch outing to Foss Waterway Seaport museum.  We’ve sketched there before.  Though it is a large place … Continue reading

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Pantages

The organizer(s) for the first Saturday outings for Urban Sketchers Tacoma did a lot of work to arrange for us to have exclusive entry to the Pantages Theater for today’s sketch outing. The interior was wonderful, if a bit dark.  … Continue reading

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A new truck!

The global Urban Sketchers group on flickr has weekly themes.  This week it is “trucks”.  What better place than the LeMay – American’s Car Museum to sketch! I have several sketches of trucks in older sketchbooks but it was good … Continue reading

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Bright mid-winter

Urban Sketchers Tacoma spent the day of the longest night in the brightly colored, cheerful location that houses Tacoma’s newest and only full on Art supply store: Artist and Craftsman Supply It is wonderful to have a branch of this … Continue reading

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A unique experience

This was both the first evening sketch outing for Urban Sketchers Tacoma as well as the first time we’ve been involved in sketching for a cause.  We were invited to sketch last night at an event commemorating World AIDS Day … Continue reading

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Antiques

Tacoma Urban Sketchers had a bit of a hiccup.  We met at Tully’s in the Theater & Antique district to talk and sketch prior to moving to our primary venue, Sanford and Son Antique Mall, at 11 am.  However, it … Continue reading

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Parking Day

Urban Sketchers Tacoma participated in Parking Day in Tacoma on Friday.  “What’s Parking Day” was one of the frequent questions.  “PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks”.  … Continue reading

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