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Monday, July 10, 2017

Sketching Vehicles at a Garden Walk

Urban Sketchers Seattle met to sketch the for the Georgetown Garden Walk 3rd year in a row. It was also just a few days before our 8th anniversary as the fist sketch outing in Seattle was on July 19, 2009.

After the 10 am meeting, I parked at Oxbow park. My intention was to make my way south and east as other years I've gone the opposite direction to find open gardens. But an open teardrop trailer across the street immediately distracted me.  I've recently developed an interest in these tiny trailers so I just had to investigate. 

I found young Hannah there selling cupcakes and other baked treats to raise money for Endangered Wild Cats. And I met her mother, Brie. I learned the tiny teardrop was home built by Brie's great grandfather. She and her father restored it and they use it for camping now.

After finishing that sketch, I thought I might continue with my original plan. But no... I remembered in other years I'd wanted to sketch the big, old, Mack truck that serves as a mobile art gallery. It's been there each of the three years we've sketched. I decided this was the year I would finally sketch it.

So..... I went to a Garden Walk and only sketched vehicles!

Well, not quite. I'd gotten there early and stopped at one of the many traffic circles the residents decorate with plantings and sculptures. This is the circle at Flora & Warsaw.

As usual, we met to share sketches and have a group photo.

1 comment:

  1. Great sketches, especially the truck! The teardrop was adorable -- a perfect cupcake venue. What a great turnout on a fine day!

    - Tina