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Online 10×10

This morning I participated in my first fully interactive Zoom workshop. It was the Urban Sketchers Portland 10×10 workshop with Rita Sabler, titled “Quiet Reflections”. It was a 3 hour session that was almost like being in person. There was … Continue reading

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Stephanie’s Challenge

Revised During her wonderful appearance on the Instagram live USk Talks show with Rob Sketcherman, Stephanie Bower issued a challenge: “Post any early sketch paired with any recent sketch (doesn’t have to be the same location), and talk about what … Continue reading

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Cabela’s sketch outing

There had just been a significant wind storm yesterday. It is still blustery and raining today. The Urban Sketchers Tacoma Wednesday outing was further afield… all the way down to Cabela’s in Lacey, WA. So it was a smallish group … Continue reading

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Visiting USk Port Townsend

During a previous visit, I’d walked through the Palace Hotel in Port Townsend but didn’t take the time to sketch there.  When the Urban Sketchers Port Townsend announced a Wednesday outing there, I thought it would be a good time … Continue reading

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The blue door

The weekly theme for the Urban Sketchers flickr group is “porches and balconies”.  I noticed this charming home on my way to the Farmers Market yesterday.  I went back to sketch it this afternoon.

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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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Fifth Anniversary

Today is the 5th anniversary of the first time I went to an Urban Sketchers sketch outing. On 2/26/12 I joined the group at an outing at the Stimson-Green Mansion. I didn’t do any urban sketching today but I did … Continue reading

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Joining forces at Wintergrass

This was the 4th year running that Urban Sketchers Seattle Friday group sketched at Wintergrass, the bluegrass festival in Bellevue.  However, this year we were joined by a few sketchers from Tacoma!  In fact, most of the sketchers were from … 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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Discovery of a hidden gem

The USk flickr group weekly theme is “houses of worship”.  While I do have many sketches of churches, I thought I would also do a new one for the theme.  There are many more interesting church building in Seattle area, … Continue reading

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