All sketches by Kim Roberts
Kate, Jane and Tina are happy to announce that Kim Roberts has joined the USk Seattle admin team! Kim has been an active, enthusiastic participant for a couple of years, so you probably already know her, but if you don’t, please introduce yourself at the next outing. Here’s Kim:
As a kid, my parents got me oil paints and art lessons. What a gift! All my years working (teaching Japanese language, mostly at Juanita High School in Kirkland), Mom kept asking, "When are you going to do something with your art??" and I would put her off, saying, "When I retire." Again, what a gift! I retired in June 2020 and with the pandemic lockdown, figuring out how to work with watercolors was just the thing for me.
I discovered Urban Sketchers as we were opening up after COVID and have really enjoyed meeting the folks here while discovering (or rediscovering) interesting places in the Puget Sound area. In addition to my portable stool and portable watercolor set, my favorite tool is my Sailor fude pen with the 55° bent nib. Now I take them with me everywhere.
I live in the Bryant neighborhood of northeast Seattle with Hubby Dearest, one of our two kids, our niece and three cats. In addition to art, I love literacy tutoring, hiking and travel. Looking forward to seeing you soon!
|Kim with Hubby Dearest|