It was another Urban Sketcher Seattle Friday Ad Hoc outing today. We'd planned to go to the Volunteer Park Conservatory as it offered warm shelter from what was expected to be chilly rain. It was also a long way from any retail location on this Black Friday!
weather was a beautiful, blue sky day, though still a bit chilly. Some
sketched in the Conservatory but others sketched outside in the park. I
was among the latter group.
I first sketched the front door of
the conservatory. I am always attracted to old fashioned architecture.
(Arches paper; Daniel Smith Watercolors; Platinum Carbon Black ink in a
remembered I've wanted to sketch the Black Sun sculpture so I walked
over there next. I positioned myself so the Space Needle was visible in
the opening! (Bockingford watercolor paper; Daniel Smith Watercolors;
Platinum Carbon Black ink in a Lamy Safari).
was just a few minutes before we were to meet back up. I did a 10
minute sketch of the sentry camel sculptures in front of the Asian Art
Museum. (Strathmore Series 500 Mixed Media paper; Daniel Smith
Watercolors; Platinum Carbon Black ink in a Lamy Safari).
We shared our sketches and had a group photo on the patio in front of the Asian Art Museum:
Thanks to John for the photo.