Tag Archives: watercolor

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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A Portland weekend

This past weekend (8-11 Nov) I went to Portland on my own. The primary reason was to meet up with Anne, a friend from Florida, at Orycon. Anne has family in Portland so makes it an annual visit timed to … 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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Happy FP Day 2018

Happy Fountain Pen Day!              I’m recognizing FP day by testing a new ink in my Lamy Fountain Pen.  It’s De Atramentis Document Urban Grey.   I’ve waited months for this to be available in the … Continue reading

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Portland weekend

As I’ve written, we were in Portland this past weekend.  Himself attended BSides, an IT security conference.  I was out and about with our friend, Wanda. On Friday morning we lucked out that it mostly wasn’t raining.  So I got … 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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Pt Defiance

Urban Sketchers Tacoma met at the Pt Defiance Marina on a very foggy morning. It was unfortunate that the view was obscured. Is there anything out there? The numbers of sketchers shifted throughout the morning. At one point there were … Continue reading

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Fall color and odd ball gourds

Urban Sketchers Seattle went to my favorite place to sketch the pumpkins and fall colors: Swanson’s Nursery. I didn’t sketch any orange pumpkins, though. One of the odd pumpkins is this heirloom one with lacy color.  A staff member told … Continue reading

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