Tag Archives: University of Washington

Cherry Blossoms in the Sun

This seemed the best day of the week to plan an outing to see and sketch the Cherry Tree blossoms on the 80y/o trees in the University of Washington (UW) Quad.  The weather was predicted to be warm-ish (high 50’s … Continue reading

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A “W” kind of day

Urban Sketchers Tacoma outing yesterday (Saturday, July 2) was around the Tacoma campus of the University of Washington.  We call it UW, pronounced u-dub.  The block letter “W” symbol was everywhere.  It made it into both of my sketches today. … Continue reading

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Tap on, Tap off

A few of us planned a trial run on a sketch outing to the new Seattle Light Rail stations at the University of Washington (UW, pronounced U dubb) and Capitol Hill, as well as sketching the new street car line … Continue reading

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Cherry Trees in blossom

The cherry blossoms were reported to be at their height on the campus of the University of Washington (“UW”, pronounced by locals as udubb).  I very much hoped yesterday’s nice weather would hold over to our sketch outing there today.  … Continue reading

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Visiting sketcher

Urban Sketchers are an hospitable lot.  When ever a sketcher is in town visiting, we’re happy to organize a sketch outing with them.  This week we have Laurie from San Francisco here and we met up at the Burke Museum … Continue reading

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Sketching the Burke

Thanks to Tina for organizing and coordinating with the Museum for our monthly Urban Sketchers Seattle sketch outing at the Burke Natural History Museum on the campus of the University of Washington. My initial destination was a mask carved in … Continue reading

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Apple Cup

Ever since I learned about the group of women who dress up the Interface sculpture in Coulon park, I’ve gone down at each holiday to check.  There was nothing at Halloween. Today, however, I was pleased to see them dressed … Continue reading

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Seahawks inspiration

In case you absolutely don’t read any sports news, the Seattle football team is the Seahawks.  They were last year’s Super Bowl champions.  The Burke Natural History Museum at the University of Washington has had a campaign to obtain a … Continue reading

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Two sketches

This afternoon, I finished one sketch from last Friday.  I had arrived early at our sketch outing at the University of Washington.  While I love Gothic architecture, I also find it overwhelming to draw.  I had about a half hour, … Continue reading

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Paraty Pity Party

The group of Friday ad hoc sketchers from Urban Sketchers Seattle met in the UW Medicinal Herb Garden.  It was a cool, gray day with flat light.  It even sprinkled rain a bit, near the end. The International Urban Sketchers … Continue reading

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