Next Sketch Outing

Sunday, 12 noon, Dec. 16: Downtown Library

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Occupy Olympia I spent a few hours sketching at Olympian's own occupation. Close to one hundred tents line the banks of Olympia's Capitol Lake. It was cool and overcast as I wandered through the encampment. As I sketched, sitting on my portable stool, an occupation resident offered me a blanket to keep my legs warm. A few hours of sketching is a heck of a lot easier than camping lakeside in November. 
 Encampment as seen from across the lake.

 Welcome to Occupy Olympia!

I gotta hand it to the residents for stamina and fortitude. They have a pretty good community kitchen, a shelter for "elders", and even an art center where folks, especially kids, can go to make art.