Tag Archives: Tacoma

Outing and Show reception

Yesterday, Urban Sketchers Tacoma had a sketch outing in the morning and then the reception for our group show at the Main Library in Tacoma. While this image doesn’t show many visitors, once the presentation in the next room let … Continue reading

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Antiques

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met to sketch at Sanford and Son Antiques today. It is jam packed, overcrowded, with interesting things to sketch. Since it didn’t open until 11am, we met first at Bostwick Cafe. It has some good views out … Continue reading

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A&C

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met today to sketch at the Artist & Craftsman store. I’d arranged permission ahead of time and the staff seemed happy to host us. It was a mild day, so my first sketch was outside. I was … Continue reading

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Jointly at McMenamins

Urban Sketchers Tacoma hosted Urban Sketcher Seattle in a joint outing at the new(ish) McMenamins Elks Temple in Tacoma. It is a unique venue with so much to sketch. This was my 4th time there this year as they opened … Continue reading

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Festive lobby

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Hotel Murano to sketch the lobby’s holiday decorations. Nearly everyone sketched the tree. Jane sketching the tree As I was on the bar platform a few feet above the lobby, several Air Force service … Continue reading

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7 Seas

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday morning at 7 Seas Brewing in Tacoma. We were a small group today of about 8 sketchers, didn’t do a formal throw down and didn’t get a group photo. People were in and out and … Continue reading

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Outside UW Library

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the library of the University of Washington at Tacoma. It was such a bright, sunny day that I didn’t want to sketch inside. Since I’d missed most of the brilliant fall color, I also wanted … Continue reading

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Gertie’s Ghost

I had an errand in Tacoma today but was there a bit early. I decided to find “Gertie’s Ghost”. After a bit of driving around I found a place to park. Since it’s fenced off, I thought the best vantage … Continue reading

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Chambers Bay

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered yesterday at a park adjacent to the Chambers Bay Golf Club. Chambers Creek Regional Park includes 930 acres along the shore of south Puget Sound. I decided to use a long page to create a montage. … Continue reading

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Three flags

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at Fireman’s Park. Three of us sketched a similar view. I sketched three different Pride flags. Pride month was June but it seems Tacoma has left them up. Both sketched in the 8.5 x 11 inch … Continue reading

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