Sketched June 7, 4:10 p.m. When I was at Bellevue’s Crossroads Shopping Center last week I took the opportunity to sketch another interesting outdoor art piece around the mall: the crocodile bench. It’s a bit hidden between bushes, so I’m not sure how many people know about it. I like it for its whimsy and…More
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Sketched June 7, 1:46 p.m. With the summer solstice around the corner, seasonal farmers markets are back with colorful fresh produce you can buy directly from the growers. “What sells the most now are asparagus, lettuce, garlic and onions,” said Ramona Lopez, a farmer from the Yakima Valley I met this week at Crossroads Farmers Market…More
April 26, 3:19 p.m. [Click on sketch to view larger] We do a lot of pretend shopping in my family. We go into a store but just look. We hardly ever buy anything, not impulsively at least. The impulse to draw, on the contrary, is harder for me to overcome….More
Jan. 10, 1:10 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] I can’t let a good sketch opportunity pass when I’m on the Eastside. This feature may be called Seattle Sketcher, but I try to draw beyond the city limits as much as I can. To know Seattle well, I think you also need to know the…More
Aug. 4, 5:12 p.m. [View larger] Last week I visited Bellevue College. Dan Beert, who runs the Interior Design program and teaches a drawing class, invited me to meet his students and talk about my work. I can talk your ear off about drawing, sketching and journalism so I was thrilled to cross Lake…More