Tag Archives: WA

Westlake Challenges

Urban Sketches Seattle met at Westlake Station. It’s in what’s known as the “bus tunnel” under downtown Seattle. I think it’s the largest of the tunnel stations and is under a major shopping area. It sheltered us from a day … Continue reading

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Roastery again

It was a good Friday the 13th! Urban Sketchers Seattle met again at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room on Capitol Hill.  It was a good turn out, with two or three new people. I left early as I … Continue reading

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Alternate transport & More

A couple exhibits have been moved to make way for constructing a new one. From my new post in the Side Gallery, I look down on them.  The “flying car” is the Taylor Aerocar III. While the original prototype dates … Continue reading

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Tail on a Truck

The stars aligned. I’d called Historic Flight yesterday and the very helpful Vanessa told me the tail is off the B-52 and is on a truck. Today was beautiful, clear, spring like weather.  After some indecision, I determined I’d better … Continue reading

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Crusty and Rusty at Earthwise

It was an intrepid group of sketchers who braved the occasional down pour to sketch at Earthwise Architectural Salvage. Those who know him agreed that this is Steve Reddy sketching heaven. The staff were very cordial and joined our throw … Continue reading

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What’s new at the Museum today?

Today is my usual volunteer shift at the Museum of Flight. I went in an hour early for two reasons: 1. to check for new parts delivered from the B-52 disassembly. None seen.  2. see the “aircraft visiting for a … Continue reading

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New Exhibit

Every year, the Museum of Flight puts out a special exhibit on April 1. This one is titled “Strangers to these Lands” and investigates the role of sparrow flight in the distribution of coconuts. “The precise method by which coconuts … Continue reading

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One of our own

Roy DeLeon lives north but sketches with Urban Sketchers Tacoma. We haven’t seen him much lately, though, because he’s been devoting so much of his time to illustrating this series of children’s books. The first one, The Pope’s Cat, was … Continue reading

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Grand Market Place

The hour and a half drive up to Everett was a challenge. The rain was heavy enough to need full wipers. I describe Puget Sound area rain as usually only needing intermittent wipers. Not today. And there were large snow … Continue reading

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Dragon in the family collection

Urban Sketchers Tacoma gathered at the LeMay Family Collection. This isn’t the glistening big LeMay museum next to the Tacoma Dome. This is a less formal place but there are still so many vehicles! I wandered around a bit. Finally … Continue reading

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