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Terrie Purkey
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on hiatus
I realized I haven't posted anything here since the end of August. I've still been joining the Seattle Urban Sketcher group every month and sketching in between. But, I find that trying to keep up with too many social media sources just takes too much time....

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Attended my first ever sketchcrawl - the 4th annual West Coast Scketchcrawl in Tacoma, WA this year. I was only able to attend one session, but it was SO fun seeing all those sketchers spread out over the city (over 100 sketchers from southern CA to Vancouv...

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I've been sketching. No earth shattering revelations or epiphanies, just practice. at my local beach about 10 minutes from the house - Seahurst Beach: haven't added the watercolor yet beachcombing finds at Seattle Art Museum free evening concerts:  the icon...

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practice continues
Here's what I've been up to - practicing, practicing. A couple more AK cruise sketches - top one, a church in Sitka, next is Creek St in Ketchikan, Sorry the scans come up with all these weird shadows. Someday I'll have to figure out how to fix that! :) I r...

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alaskan cruising recap
We took a week long cruise to AK a couple weeks ago. I managed to do some sketching while on the ship and off - the sketching was done quickly, paint added on the ship... St Michael's church, Sitka with Mt Arrowhead looming behind. The reference photo ........

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some urban sketching
My sketching practice continues: A random building on Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale  (watercolor painting, 2nd for #worldwatercolormonth) On my walk I passed a house with these wonky, beat-up, old birdhouses poking up out of the front hedge......a perfect sk...

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#world watercolor month
Participating in #worldwatercolormonth, here's a couple recent urban sketches of my neighborhood walk with watercolor added...... Drawn in 4x6 Pentalic sketchbook, platinum fountain pen, carbon ink, watercolors. A local church that I drive by every morning ...

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some urban sketching
My sketching practice continues: A random building on Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale  (watercolor painting, 1st for #worldwatercolormonth) On my walk I passed a house with these wonky, beat-up, old birdhouses poking up out of the front hedge......a perfect sk...

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world watercolor month
Join in! Begun by Charlie O'Shields of Doodlewash , he managed to get July officially designated as World Watercolor Month. To sweeten the fun, he's joined by The Dreaming Zebra Foundation, a charity supporting the exploration of art for children. WWM (worl...

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week 2 of vacation
Our second week of vacation found us in Pompano Beach, a small community sandwiched between Boca Raton and Ft Lauderdale. We stayed at a Wyndham resort which was lovely - a beautiful room, gorgeous grounds and lots of on-site activities. We went to the beac...
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