Author Archives: Terry - theTravelsketcher

About Terry - theTravelsketcher

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

Nature Sketching vs. Botanical Illustrations,o


Elisa is a friend of mine, the daughter-in-law of my friend Tim. She is one of those artists whose work leaves me speechless. Elisa does botanical illustrations, a specific form of art not for the weak of heart. Botanical Illustrations … Continue reading

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Nature Sketching Workshop


I am so thrilled to be partnering with Nature Together to do a workshop on sketching nature – hopefull there will be more in the future. Nature Together Sketching Wednesday April 17, 10am-12.30pm at Nature Together shop in Mukilteo, Washington … Continue reading

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Piling on the beach at Mukilteo


Ask most folks, those who have even heard of Mukilteo that is, what is here and the first response is most likely the ferry to Whidbey Island. Those with a bit more knowledge of the area will identify the Lighthouse … Continue reading

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Yes! You can travelsketch. April 13, Mukilteo, Wa


If you have ever wished that you could capture travel moments with pen and paint, BUT think you “can’t draw,” then this is for you. All levels are welcome and will pick up tips and tricks, but special attention will … Continue reading

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Nostalgia in Independence, Oregon


When I was young, 8-10, I would spend a week every summer with my grandparents in Independence, Oregon. My grandpa drove a Union 76 oil delivery truck. On the day he delivered to the farms I got to ride along. … Continue reading

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Graphite and pencils revisited


Ink, specifically a fountain pen, is my go-to sketching implement. My first sketches were with Rapidograph and Micron pens, no watercolor and rarely any pencil. Over the years the Rapidograph was retired as being too difficult to keep clean and … Continue reading

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Diamond Knot, at Mukilteo


One of the oldest buildings on the Mukilteo waterfront is the DiamondKnot Brewpub. Originally it was a bus barn, as evidenced by the beams, brick, and roll-up door. It’s first role as a pub was Cheers Too. In the 1990’s … Continue reading

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