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Ghost Log

Dickman Mill Park is Tacoma’s newest park, built on the ruins of the Dickman Lumber company, Tacoma’s last waterfront sawmill. It was established in 1889, closed in 1977, and destroyed by fire in 1979. Urban Sketchers Tacoma explored the area … Continue reading

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Whale on a wagon

This morning was another outing with Urban Sketchers Seattle, this time at Ballard Locks. I felt the relief of very comfortable temperature and better air quality. I’m starting a series of whales on wagons! This is the second one I’ve … Continue reading

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At long last, more dogs.

After a year of neglect, for which I have no particular reason, I’m back to sketching the adoptable pets of the Kitsap Humane Society Instagram account. I’ve long had an arrangement with them. I enjoy making these from their photos … Continue reading

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On the side

When she was here a couple weeks ago, Tina wondered why I didn’t sketch my house. I find it rather bland…even though there is only one other house just like it in my development, it still has a sameness. But, … Continue reading

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Nisqually

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met this morning at the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.  Many sketchers chose to sketch the historic barns on site.  I’d done a close up view the last time we were here so I picked a distant view.  I … Continue reading

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Birthday bouquet

I didn’t sleep well last night, for no apparent reason but I did go back to bed mid morning after an errand earlier. By noon I was still sluggish and unmotivated. About 1400, I had a cup of coffee and … Continue reading

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Mystery tower

Yesterday Himself had an appointment in Bellevue. Whenever one of us has to go north on 405, through “Renton S curves” we go with the other so as to be a car pool. Otherwise a 20-30 minute journey takes at … Continue reading

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Waiting with animals

Early this morning Himself had an appointment. I went with as driver so I had another opportunity for sketch-waiting. I sketched these two from photos. The horse’s name is Ruger and he is a large draft-like horse who I found … Continue reading

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USk in SLU

It was a scorcher as it eventually got to 93 degrees, which is too hot for us here in PNW.  We started in the morning with a cool breeze off the lake.  Urban Sketchers Seattle met at South Lake Union … Continue reading

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Sketch lunch

Once again planned a sketch outing with Tina and Roy. We met closer to Roy’s area, at the McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell, WA. I’ve sketched there a few times but there’s always something that catches my interest. This time … Continue reading

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