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Coffee

Today’s theme is “coffee”. While waiting for a shop to open in my suburb, I stopped in at a new-ish local coffee shop, Boon Boona.  It’s East African.   I was glad to see it so full on a weekday morning. … Continue reading

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Busy Sunday

This past Sunday (5 January) I did 2 sketches before 10 am and then finished one started earlier in the week during Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith I’d started this “last year”, “in the previous decade”!  Actually, it was just … Continue reading

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Cat in a Hat

While driving around yesterday, I spotted this small Caterpillar equipment wearing a huge Santa hat! After meeting some friends for coffee, I drove back to the site to sketch it. It just makes me laugh.   It’s in Tukwila, on West … 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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Museum not shopping

I organized a small group of sketchers to go to the Museum of Flight as a way of avoiding the frenzy of Black Friday. Victoria, in the middle, brought her father.  This was his first time using watercolor and first … 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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Carpinito Brothers

Tina… you might not want to look at this one! I sketched at the Carpinito Brothers produce stand in Kent yesterday.  This was with an informal group of artists, most of whom have studied with a particular teacher. I walked … 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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RAF Red Arrows

The RAF Red Arrows are on a tour of North America. They stopped  today at the Museum of Flight. They’ve been on this tour since August, flying Hawk T1 jets. AJ and I got there early to claim a good … Continue reading

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Between the rain drops

A group of intrepid sketchers from Urban Sketchers Tacoma braved some occasional but brief showers to sketch around the Soos Creek Botanical Garden yesterday. Carolyn had her own solution to rain protection! During a rain shower, I sheltered under an … Continue reading

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