Next Monthly Sketch Outing

Sunday, April 23
Seattle Art Museum and Pike Street Neighborhood
1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

10:00 AM till 12:30 PM

See Monthly Outing page for details.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Fisherman's Terminal - Seattle UsK 7th Anniversary

It was a perfect day for an outing; sunshine, cool breeze, and about 30+ of fellow sketchers met up at Fisherman's Terminal in Ballard to commemorate 7-year anniversary of Seattle Urban Sketchers.
I wandered around and decided to spend sometime on Dock 8. There's so much detail and interesting angles. I sketched an overall perspective looking south with boats moored on both sides of the docks.
View south down Dock 8
The textures of rust on the metal, the countless masts, the intricate fishing equipment, they were feast for the eyes. I sat on the edge of the dock and sketched one of the fishing boats, attempting to capture as much detail as possible.
A fishing boat
Towards the end of the session, I decided to sketch a salmon vessel moored right across the main terminal building. This vessel, Darla R, was a popular object for the day, for lots of other fellow sketchers decided to capture the same vessel.
Salmon Vessel Darla R
At the end of the outing, we shared our sketches in what's called a "throw down" session. It marked the end of one of the best outings I've been to and I am already excited for the next one. Happy Anniversary, UsK Seattle!


9 comments:

  1. Wonderful sketches! So Darla R is a salmon vessel? I forgot to look her up when I got home. It really was a great day... so many sketchers and so many great sketches!

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    1. Thanks Kate. That's what a buddy a mine told me of Darla R. Not sure if it's true though :) Yes, awesome day for sure.

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  2. Fantastic sketches, Andika -- you captured all those textures well! And great photo of the throw-down, too!

    - Tina

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    1. Hi Tina, thank you! It was great to see everyone after missing out on past outing.

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  3. Really great sketches! Sorry I missed this event!

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    1. Thank you much, Gail! Hope to see you at the next one.

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  4. So many and all so intricate. Impressive!

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  5. PS the loose lines of the masts and the ropes are awesome. I especially like the squigglies on the left of the middle sketch.

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  6. Thank you, Jackie! I really appreaciate the compliment.

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