Tag Archives: WA

State Capitol

It was a sunny but chilly morning at the State Capitol in Olympia, WA. Our Urban Sketchers Tacoma group was small but intrepid as some of us sketched outside. I started inside with the corridor in front of the Governor’s … Continue reading

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Vikings Begin

Every couple months I meet some former co-workers for lunch. We choose a different venue each time and I suggested the Nordic Museum’s cafe. I had an ulterior motive in that I wanted to return to see “The Vikings Begin” … Continue reading

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SS Pen Pal

There are still rumors that the Country Village in Bothell will be sold and torn down for development. Since this is another beautiful weather day, I drove back to Bothell to sketch there again before that happens. I’d intended to … Continue reading

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Solstice Sunrise

I’d heard that Fireman’s Park in Tacoma was a special spot to witness the winter solstice sunrise as it gave a view of both the city and the sun rising over Mt. Rainier. Since very early morning (6am) seemed to … Continue reading

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New Nordic

Urban Sketchers Seattle gathered at Yul Fest in the new Nordic Museum yesterday. It was very crowded, but everyone found something to sketch. I got Stephanie to pose in front of the sign. She’s not only a rock star Urban … Continue reading

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Finally Inside

Over the past few years, I’ve sketched the Amazon Spheres as they were built. And then I sketched them from the outside. Finally, today, I got inside. Some weeks ago I scheduled a “tour” of the Amazon Spheres. I went … Continue reading

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Welcoming Winter at Anderson School

We attended a talk about “Winter Welcome”. On Monday Himself and I went to McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell. Himself has been a master brewer in the past and taught brewing in the SCA. He used to buy a case … Continue reading

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Not Diwali

Urban Sketchers Seattle rearranged our usual schedule to attend and sketch the Diwali Festival at Seattle Center Armory.  Except I didn’t sketch the festival…more on that below. As I often do, I traveled by light rail into Seattle. While parking … Continue reading

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Foss show open

Urban Sketchers Tacoma and the Foss Waterway Museum held an opening reception for our group show during Tacoma Art Walk last night. I didn’t know what to expect as far as turn out but it was rather disappointing. It seemed … Continue reading

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ID with WSU

Eh? Urban Sketchers Seattle joined design students from Washington State University in Hing Hay Park in the International District yesterday. They came last year and we sketched with them at MOHAI (Museum of History & Industry).  There were more of … Continue reading

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