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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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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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