Tag Archives: WA

Last Flight

One of the perks of being a volunteer for the Museum of Flight is knowing when interesting things will happen. These are not the events advertised to the public. I was there a little more than a year ago when … 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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A wonderful 10 years.

What an amazing day! Yesterday, at 1pm, Urban Sketchers from around the Seattle area began to gather at King Street (Amtrak) Station. We were there to celebrate the Urban Sketchers 10th Anniversary with a 24hr Global Sketchwalk. USk chapters from … Continue reading

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Muppets at MoPop

Friday sketchers met at MoPop…The Museum of Pop Culture (formerly known as EMP…Experience Music Project). Since I hadn’t seen it yet, my first stop was the Jim Henson exhibit. I looked forward to sketching muppets and I wasn’t disappointed. There … 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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Two Art Shows

Up and out by 8:15 this morning to get to the Museum of Flight by 9am for a members only Artist Meet and Greet with Jim Dietz. His show, “Wood and Canvas: WW I Aviation Art” is at the Museum … Continue reading

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There’s always a first time

As a group, we’ve never been asked to leave a venue. Today was a first. One of us had called last week and we thought we had permission but there was obviously a misunderstanding. The pub we’d planned to sketch … Continue reading

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Witness to Wartime

When I first heard about this new exhibit at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma I knew I wanted to see it, preferably sooner rather than later. Witness to Wartime: The Painted Diary of Takuichi Fujii is open until … Continue reading

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Another attempt

I wasn’t really happy with the sketch I did last week of the statue of Michael Anderson.  It’s for the James Gurney challenge. Paint-a-Monument Challenge and I wanted it to be better.  I like today’s version well enough to submit … Continue reading

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Fun at Funko

Urban Sketchers Seattle went further afield than usual yesterday to sketch outside the new Funko Headquarters in Everett, WA. I’ve been looking forward to this for weeks, ever since Tina scouted it out! There are oversized Funko figures on the … Continue reading

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