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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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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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Double the Joy

The sketch may have been “double the joy” but our reception at Pacific Place was not… read on….. As I left the house, I noted it was 27 degrees.  I dressed warmly for my trip into downtown Seattle via light … Continue reading

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Sit there and you’ll end up in my sketch!

Urban Sketchers Seattle made special arrangements to sketch inside the historic local Stimson-Green mansion.  It is owned now by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.  It is located in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood and was built 1899-1901.  It displays an … Continue reading

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Galvin, WA

Three of us from Urban Sketchers Tacoma carpooled down to Galvin, WA to meet with other sketchers in Centralia.   I was quite early arriving at our meeting place in Puyallup, so I stopped to sketch this store.  I’ve been meaning … Continue reading

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