Tag Archives: watercolor

Blue Poppy Day

This was my first time at this event.  Urban Sketchers (USk) Tacoma was there two years ago but I wasn’t.  As one of the sketchers said, “those poppies really are blue!”.   Blue Poppy Day is held once a year at … Continue reading

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TAM Again

Urban Sketchers Tacoma have had several previous outings to the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM). I always find something new to sketch. This time I didn’t even go into the Museum galleries. There was a good group today, with a couple … Continue reading

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In Magnolia

Kathleen, one of USk Seattle members, arranged access to Magnolia United Church of Christ for our sketch outing today. It was a bit chilly but I dressed in flannel and fleece as I hoped to sketch outside, which I did … Continue reading

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Painting Rocks

“Rocks as the subject, not applying paint to rocks”.  We painted rocks with Janice Berkebile at Daniel Smith Mothership, Seattle. She had several “exotic” pigments to suggest from the Daniel Smith line.  Since I will probably not put the sparkly … Continue reading

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Windmill Gardens

It was a perfect sketching day. Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at Windmill Gardens in Sumner.  I think this was at least my third time there and I always find something new to sketch. Our group photo in front of the … Continue reading

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Not what I expected

It wasn’t what I expected but at least I did 2 sketches. I went to a training at the Museum of Flight.  From the email about it, I’d formed the impression that the subject would be approached differently than it … Continue reading

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Two venues and activities

Early in the morning I left for the King 5 studio in the Stadium District. I attended a recording of New Day NW with Alan Cumming as a guest. He’s in town for his concert show “Legal Immigrant” at Benaroya. … Continue reading

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Bellingham!

This past weekend was Linux Fest NW in Bellingham. We go every year. Himself attends both days. I pick and choose. This year I only attended one panel and it was a disappointment as it wasn’t quite what I’d hoped.  … Continue reading

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Two Museums in a day

It’s National Volunteer week, as I mentioned on Monday. I used the reciprocal admission for free entry to two more places today. First I went to the Point Defiance Zoo. It was. Hundreds of primary school children. I measured the … Continue reading

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More on the PWH project

A large open grassy area at the back of the Museum of Flight grounds will become the Project Welcome Home Commemorative park. The exact name is still under consideration but that’s what I’m calling it for now. I’ve written about … Continue reading

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