Tag Archives: Tacoma

More Duck!

I didn’t get enough on Friday of the World’s Largest Rubber Duck at the Festival of Sail in Tacoma. So I went back early today, arriving at gate-open time of 0900, hoping to beat the Father’s Day rush.  This time … Continue reading

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Mama Duck

Upon our arrival at the site for our sketch outing to the Festival of Sail, I was disappointed that the Mamma Duck was no where to be seen. Upon more exploration, I could just see the tip of her yellow … Continue reading

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Sheep to Shawl

Yesterday was Crafts of the Past: Sheep to Shawl at Fort Nisqually. I skipped the group lunch after the Urban Sketchers Tacoma outing to go straight on to the Fort. Arrived in time to see one of the rams being … Continue reading

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At the pier

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the pier for our sketch outing yesterday. I’d sketched the big red fire boat before so I was looking around for something else to catch my eye and interest. Then the cafe on the landing … Continue reading

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Bunny Buns

What a day!  It felt like we had suddenly launched into summer.  With perfect weather predicted I thought it would be a good day to sketch the bunnies!  This is a sculpture at Point Ruston complex near Tacoma.  I’ve had … Continue reading

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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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