Old Alcohol Plant, Port Hadlock

The first group outing of 2019: Six sketchers, including sketchers from Tacoma and Quilcene, met at the Old Alcohol Plant in Port Hadlock. Here are shots of their sketchbooks (no group photo was taken).  January 10, 2019oldalcoholplant 10jan19sketches 10jan18

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Sketch in the New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Start off the new year with a sketch: Thursday, January 10, sketch inside or out at the Old Alcohol Plant, 310 Hadlock Bay Rd, off Hwy 116 in Port Hadlock. Meet in the lobby at 10am and return at 12:15 for sharing and photos. Interesting building, art gallery, small marina, and a view of Indian Island across the bay. Beginners encouraged. Contact Barb Kurland at barbkurland@gmail.com for more info.

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2018 Year-End Sketch Celebration

Happy Holidays Port Townsend Sketchers!

Saturday, December 29 will be our annual end of the year sketching event!  We will meet at Fort Worden, at the Commons at 10am.  Find your Fort Worden muse to sketch until 12:15, then return back to the Commons to share and photograph sketches.  Optional lunch following.  Last sketch event of 2018!

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Holiday Sketching, Port Townsend

Here’s a festive group!  Port Townsend Urban Sketchers gathered at Better Living Through Coffee to show off their December 12th sketches. Sketchers 12Dec18

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Holiday Sketching in Downtown Port Townsend

On Wednesday December 12, we’ll be sketching on Water Street, specifically holiday decorations, windows, Haller Fountain tree, etc.  Meet at Better Living Through Coffee at 10:00 am and back there again at 12:15 pm to share and photograph sketches.  Merry sketching!

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2019 Urban Sketching in Port Townsend

A month from today, a new year will dawn, and the Port Townsend Urban Sketchers are going to shake things up a bit! Our second Wednesday of the month sketching events will be changed to the second Thursdays, still 10am to 12:30pm. The last Saturday of the month will remain the same, also 10am to 12:30 pm. Barb Kurland will be coordinating the Thursday events and Joyce Hester will be coordinating the Saturday ones.

We are adding a few tidbits to some of the events: We will be asking some sketchers to show the rest of us some interesting sketching hints and tips the first 15-30 minutes of our sketch outing on the following days:
Saturday, January 26 at Manresa Castle (pending permission)
Saturday, April 27 at the Boat Haven
Thursday, June 13 during the walk on Ferry ride to Coupeville
Thursday, October 10 at Fort Worden

We’re also planning to have a get-together party after sketching at Finn River Cidery, Saturday, July 27.

Click on the link below to view, download, and/or print our tentative sketching schedule.
Note that some venues are pending permission; some venues aren’t yet determined.

PTUSK 2019 Schedule

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Uptown Port Townsend, November 24th

The morning was crisp, gray, and dry – but uptown Port Townsend was bustling with the Farmer’s Market, annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, dog walkers, joggers, and urban deer.  And last but not least, a hearty group of Port Townsend Urban Sketchers braving the crowds and cold for a morning of sketching, followed by show & tell, finger foods, and tiramisu (yum!) at Joyce’s house.  We sketched views of Chezemoka Park, uptown buildings and homes, yard sculptures, and a maritime view across the Strait to Whidbey Island.  Thanks to Joyce for hosting!

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