Plein Air – Urban Sketchers at the University of Washington Waterfront

By August 17, 2015Illustration

Painting at the UW WaterfrontI’m trying to paint from life every day to better my eye as well as technique. Today I tried out Urban Sketchers – Seattle and I think it’ll be great. They pick some great sites around Seattle and then at the end of the session, there’s a little share. About 20 people of all ages and backgrounds were there.

It’s part of a global non-profit organization that encourages people to sketch and paint. There’s no cost to join. Complete beginners are welcome. At the end people put their sketchbooks down for a show and tell. Professionals were sketching alongside amateurs and students.

I took a photo of our site before we left. When I got back I was amazed how much photos miss.  I understand better why it’s good to paint from life every day.
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