Thursday, June 27, 2013

Seattle Baptist Church Entry

Sketch done while waiting for my son .  Testing out the use of my mini palettes .

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Traveling Light

I have used little mint containers before to put watercolors in a small pocket size containers.  But the lid was either silver or gold and you couldn't really see the colors you mix.  These are Sucret containers that have a white lid with wording on the lids.  I bought a little can of glossy white enamel spray paint and sprayed the inside of the lid.  Nice and compact lightweight and easily fits in your purse of back pack.  You can easily get up to 12 colors in each container.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Prepping for our Group show in Edmonds

Yesterday Seattle Urban Sketchers went to Edmonds to sketch, preparing for our upcoming group show which will happen in October.  This was the view in front of Bill the Butchers shop looking at  the California Mission style building across the street.  It seems so out of character for the Pacific Northwest, however you will see this style of building pop up every now and then.

Friday, June 21, 2013

Getting Ready for Barcelona Symposium

I am so excited about the opportunity to go to the 2013 Urban Sketchers Symposium in Barcelona.
I just got my Moo Mini Cards today and also my new Hero Calligraphy pen to replace the M86 I lost.
The new Hero is the 593... and I bought it on Ebay  I paid $6.50 which included the shipping from China...amazing!   The nice thing about it, is that it doesn't use the plunger refiller.  It is a screw type of ink refiller.  Yay!

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Great Fremont Friday Event at Johnston Architects Office

We had a great turn out for my sketching exhibit at Johnston Architects.  Lots of people, a glass of wine, and food made the celebration a wonderful event.  I want to thank Johnston Architects for generously hosting this event.  Their space is beautiful and they are gracious hosts. 
I didn't take pictures and forgot to ask someone to do no photos of the nights festivities, but here is a new one of the red wall with my sketchbooks. 

Accordion sketchbook, Moleskine watercolor notebooks, The Art of Urban Sketching, and my calendars on display.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Photos From Sketch Exhibit at Johnston Architects Office

I just took some pictures of my exhibit set up at Johnston Architects.  Hope you can make it if you are in Seattle Friday June 7th 6-8 pm.  100 NE. Northlake Way Suite 200.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Fremont First Friday Art Walk June 7th

I will be having my first solo show at FREMONT FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK. 
Wish You Were Here: Sketches From Seattle
Artist Reception & Opening
FRI / JUN 7 / 6-8pm
Johnston Architects Office: 100 NE Northlake Way, Suite 200   Seattle, WA 98105

The show will be up for the month of June.  If you can't make the opening you can come by to see it during business hours.   Please sign in with the receptionist. Most pieces will be for sale.  They are original ink and watercolor sketches from 2011-2012.  All are framed and ready to hang. Hope to see you there.