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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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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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Feriton Spur

Despite being the Saturday of Labor Day weekend and further east than usual, Urban Sketchers Seattle had a good turn out for sketching at the unusual Feriton Spur Park. We even coped with a brief spat of rain. The most … Continue reading

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Leschi neighborhood

By the time we met for throw down, over 25 sketchers came to sketch the Leschi neighborhood, on the shore of Lake Washington. There were a few first timers, too. Our sketchbooks filled 2 picnic tables! I decided to drive … Continue reading

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UpGarden

Urban Sketchers Seattle met to sketch this p-patch (community garden) located on the top of the Mercer St. parking garage. By the time we had the throw down, quite a few sketchers had gathered.  It was good to reconnect with … 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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Crow with Fries

This gained a spot on my sketching to-do list after I read an article about its recent installation. Today was the day. But just as I was getting ready to leave, the door bell rang. It was the mail carrier … Continue reading

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Who to Pity?

Urban Sketchers Seattle sketched together today at the Museum of Flight’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. I also used the occasion to host my annual “Symposium Pity Party”.  Several of our sketching friends are in Amsterdam now for the Urban Sketchers … Continue reading

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Rain Again?

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met yesterday at Earthwise Architectural Salvage. Our fist sketch outing to this unique location was in April last year. It rained and the sketchers voiced a desire to return in better weather. I thought July would be … Continue reading

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