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Sketching & painting during first week of Phase 2


So glad to be sketching outside again! Thankfully things are beginning to open up a bit. The conundrum is the balance between possibility and probability. There is a possibility of becoming infected anytime I have contact with the world outside … 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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Christmas in Mukilteo


The city Christmas tree sits on the hill overlooking Lighthouse Park, a beautiful site for this time of year.

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Fall colors and bare branches


Looking out the window on a blustery fall morning. An abstract collage of color with bare branches crisscrossing the scene.

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Testing a new tripod


Most of the time my lap has supported my sketchpad and paints. I like to travel light so that works well. Yet after seeing so many urban and travel sketchers use a tripod for sketching I had to give it … Continue reading

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Hunting in Puget Sound


The tide was lower than normal yesterday, exposing green rocks and providing a rich hunting ground in the shallow water for the local herons. A clear cerulean blue sky changed the often gray green water to a deep blue. Watching … Continue reading

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Sketching in Mukilteo


It is so pleasant living in a town by Puget Sound. Here are some recent sketches. The Red Cup Cafe is a popular place for locals. It sits on the hill above the waterfront giving a sweeping view of the … Continue reading

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The Red Cup Cafe


Sunny day in Mukilteo

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Autumn is peeking in the window


It is 81F here in Mukilteo, WA but fall is peeking in the window. The longest, hottest and driest summer in history here in the Seattle area is about to end. I am so ready for rain.

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Train at Mukilteo beach


Trains are part of the scene here, 

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