We’re returning downtown for our ongoing documentation of the Water Street Enhancement Project with a view towards having a gallery show of our work when construction has been completed. Once again, we meet at Better Living Through Coffee at 10:00 am and will sketch until 12:15. Hope to see you there!
A great turnout on a snowy Sunday morning, with a good time had by all! Port Townsend Urban Sketchers joined Darsie Beck’s Port Townsend School of the Arts sketch class in the (relatively) warm and dry confines of the Northwest Maritime Center for an ad hoc outing, sketching all things nautical. A wonderful group and great work by all!
Next outing: Sunday, February 24th—the downtown Port Townsend construction project, continued…
A fun group of sketchers descended on the Aero Museum for a rainy Wednesday morning of sketching and comraderie. A quirky and colorful array of vintage flying machines provided near endless possibilities for our sketching pleasure and/or frustration. We all agreed that sketching airplanes is a challenging proposition—but at least they held still! After our throw-down, a rousing group of sketchers dined on tacos and burritos down the road at the San Juan Taqueria.
PT Urban Sketcher godfather, Darsie Beck, announced that there were plans afoot for a Urban Sketcher-Wooden Boat Festival project culminating in a possible group show during the festival!. He will be posting details as they become available. Yay, Darsie!
Note: All urban sketchers are invited to a special ad hoc sketch outing this coming Sunday February 18th. We will be joining Darsie Beck and his Port Townsend School of the Arts workshop students in a sketch outing to another wonderful indoor venue, the Northwest Maritime Center. We will meet up with Darcie and his students at 10:00 at the Maritime Center’s Velocity Coffee shop or thereabouts. A great opportunity to meet and sketch withour newest group of urban sketchers!
An enthusiastic crew showed up for sketching on Saturday and recorded the downtown construction project from a great many creative points of view. The weather was dry and the sun shined on our efforts!
On Saturday, January 27, we’ll meet at Better Living Through Coffee at 10am in downtown Port Townsend to launch our Water Street Enhancement sketching project! We’ll return to BLTC at 12:15 for sharing. Bring a 5×8 or larger sketchbook or paper, use any medium and record the changes on Water St. between Taylor and the Ferry Dock. We’ll meet every last Saturday of the month but you are encouraged to visit the area as often as you like sketching the progress in one area of construction, or do random sketches along the construction area. A possible gallery show is in the works depending on the quality and quantity of sketches we have by the end of the project in June; we will submit the project to the Urban Sketchers online ezine, Drawing Attention. A great opportunity to record the changing face of Port Townsend!
A fine crew turned up at the Old Alcohol Plant* including newcomers Sarah and Caroline, as well as Elizabeth’s daughter on college break! All jumped in with both feet, had an absorbing time, and produced great work. Kathy and Julie had to leave before photos, so we’ll look forward to seeing their posts!
*The folks at the Old Alcohol Plant couldn’t have been nicer or more accommodating. They invited anyone interested in showing their work at the hotel to contact Susan Keister email@example.com