Monthly Sketch Outing

Next Monthly Sketch Outing
Sunday, June 26
Ballard Fisherman's Terminal
meet in front of Chinooks (parking lot side)
1900 W Nickerson St

Lots to sketch here, boats, docs, shops, people

Meet at 10:00 AM
End meet-up at 12:30 pm
This is also the location of the first ever Seattle Urban Sketchers group outing - 7 years ago in July 2009!
See more info on the Monthly Outings tab.

See Adhoc Outings for additional sketch events during the month.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Oshogatsu in Olympia

I went down to the downtown Olympia Center on Saturday to pop-in on the second annual Japanese New Year's festival. 




Display tables, including one from the the Japanese consulate, and another from the the Olympia Bonsai Club lined the entrance. I spoke with with some reps from the Japanese consulate and the Jet exchange program and revisited some memories of living in Japan too many years ago.
A mini-museum displayed a variety of artifacts including geta - wooden platform shoes and childrens' zori. 

1 comment:

  1. Great sketches, Jane! I have to admit, I didn't know that Olympia had an oshougatsu festival!

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