Author Archives: Terry - theTravelsketcher

About Terry - theTravelsketcher

I sketch, I paint, I travel and eat, that is what my sites are all about.

Another successful workshop AND kicking off Mukilteo Sketchers


Seven sketchers joined me at the Mukilteo Gardens to learn a few tips for painting flowers; three were theTravelsketcher Alumni, a few had never sketched or painted. It is always such a thrill to help someone get started. One sketcher … Continue reading

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Note cards on Etsy


Note cards from my original Acrylic paintings are now on Etsy – theTravelsketcher They come in packets of 5, with envelopes. $10 and Free Shipping

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Sketching in action


In my workshops I teach sketchers to paint shapes first then do the ink, that is because many new sketchers struggle to overcome the insecurity of “getting the lines right.” In reality I most often start with ink and then … Continue reading

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Nature Sketching in the Garden


Teaming up with Nature Together and Mukilteo Community Gardens for a sketching workshop on July 13, 2019. We will meet at the garden to cover some basics of plant, tree, flower and garden sketching. I will do a demo sketch. … Continue reading

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Sketching Nature Again


We had another group take on sketching nature at Nature Together. We will be having another workshop in July, maybe with some new twists. Watch here for info. Thanks for all who came, thanks to Kris at Nature Together for … Continue reading

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What a journey


Thirty-two years ago today, I loaded everything I owned in the world into my Oldsmobile Cutlass, a company-car from the import food company that I worked for. The boss “suggested” that a move to Seattle would be a good thing. … Continue reading

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Nature Sketching at Nature Together is back


Add sketching to your next hike or trip. Sit on the deck and capture a bit of your urban nature world. This workshop is for all levels, but especially for those who are a bit nervous about trying to sketch … Continue reading

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