Tag Archives: watercolor


Urban Sketchers Tacoma met today at the Seymour Conservatory in Wright Park, Tacoma. Some intrepid sketchers were outdoors but most of us stayed in the warmth of the indoor garden. There are a lot of renovations happening. Finally there will … Continue reading

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Two day workshop

This was a 2 day workshop with Ann Breckon held in a room in an office building in Bellevue. We were a group of 8, smaller than planned but weather might have had something to do with it. There was … Continue reading

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Snow dogs

As the snowpocalypse continued for more days, I stayed home and amused myself with various projects.  One of which was more sketches from the Kitsap Humane Society Instagram account.   All of these are packed up to be sent, along with … Continue reading

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A pack of pups

Watercolor sketches done, with permission, from the Instagram account of the Kitsap Humane Society. I will now mail the originals to them to use for any purpose.  All done over the past 3 months.  Given that we’ll soon be snowed-in … Continue reading

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Let it snow

Snow and more snow! This seems the worst since 2008 when I had chains on my car for a week in order to get to work at the hospital. Another benefit of retirement: I don’t agonize over getting to work … Continue reading

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Year of the Pig

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A First – finished

As I wrote  a few days ago, I’ve been working on a first visual journal page. I involved layers of color and stencils made with texture paste.  I finished it a couple days ago. It’s inspired by the project of … Continue reading

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Thanks to Katie B, one of Urban Sketchers Tacoma members, we could sketch at Scorci’s Italian Cafe before they opened. She works there and negotiated this opportunity. We were an unusually small group today. I elected to go next door … Continue reading

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Fish Heads

Today I joined another sketching group. They are mostly students of a local watercolor teacher. I heard about them from Susan P. who sketches with Urban Sketchers (USk) Tacoma. She got me on their email list, which is their only … Continue reading

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Point of View

Yesterday Himself and I went into Seattle to meet a friend who was here attending a conference.  We first went to lunch at Palomino, which I found to be delicious. Our friend, John, wanted to go to Seattle Center.  We … Continue reading

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