Author Archives: Terry Christopherson

About Terry Christopherson

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

Under the stars on Chuckanut Drive


We rekindled some old memories this week at the Deckhouse on Chuckanut Drive. When I was young we had a 1950’s era tent trailer. It had plywood sides that were stained dark brown, long before plastic I have no idea … Continue reading

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The Oldest Home in the UK


In Derbyshire, on the banks of the Trent River, stands a limestone Anchorite cave church. Archaeologist Edmund Simons said: “Our findings demonstrate that this odd little rock-cut building in Derbyshire is more likely from the 9th century than from the … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – July 2, 2021


It is hard to believe that 2021, this year that we looked forward to with such anticipation, is already half over. Washington State is now pretty much back to normal, masks and such still used by some, most trusting the … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – June 25, 2021


At the most basic level I am a sketcher, yes I paint and sell watercolors and acrylics, but in my soul I am a sketcher. Sketching captures the moment, expressing emotions better than a carefully constructed painting, because with sketching … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – June 18, 2021


A light week of sketching, yet of course I did a few. I decided to hold off on the July Workshop, it appears folks are still a bit reluctant to get out, even though we should be pretty much restriction … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – June 11, 2020


Another glorious spring week, well a little rain but the plants love it. Registrations are starting to come in for the Yes! You can travelsketch! Workshop on July 7 at Discovery Park, there is a limit of 8 so register … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – June 4, 2021


This was truly a week of wonderful spring in the NW, sunny and warm, even hot; I took advantage and got out a lot. I also finished planning for the workshop on July 7 – more info and registration on … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week (2 weeks) – May 28, 2021


First off – Time to start doing workshops again -after a long le confinement it is time!!! This workshop will be for those who have always wanted to capture a moment while traveling. Perfect for “I am just not artistic.” … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – May 14, 2021


Good week but not as much sketching due to time spent working on a wall mural commission, new territory for me but thanks to Procreate on iPad it is coming together. Liechtenstein is a place that I know very little … Continue reading

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theTravelsketcher this week – May 7, 2021


Off to Prosser and the Washington Wine Country last weekend, first trip in many months and it couldn’t have been more welcomed, as well as therapeutic. Then on Wednesday I spent some time on Magnolia, easily my favorite district of … Continue reading

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