Sketched Aug. 29, 2013 While all eyes are on the new Husky Stadium, let me draw attention to a small, but familiar, piece of the upgraded complex: the 360-pound bronze husky sculpture that has welcomed fans since 1995 and is now the centerpiece of the Dawg Pack Entrance. Did you know “Husky Spirit” is related to…More
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Remember my sketch of the big “W” sign at the UW? (“Quiet retreat on UW campus,” April 20, 2012) A reader commented that “to install it, they tore down a beautiful 1920s gothic stone gate.” I found that hard to believe. I know there are two gothic-style columns on each side of the entrance, but…More
Sketched April 10, 2012 Oh, spring at the U-Dub! The best thing about it is that you don’t have to pay tuition to enjoy it. Anyone can wander through campus, and there’s much more to see than the striking, but fleeting cherry blossoms in the Quad. This year, with the UW celebrating its 150th Anniversary (“HuskyFest” event…More
Sketched Jan. 4, 9:34 a.m. I did my first sketch of the year in the rain. Very Seattle. Since I was in a hurry, I didn’t wait for the watercolors to dry before closing the sketchbook. If you look closely, the colors on the photo are still wet. On the scan, however, you can see…More
Sketched April 19, 8:01 p.m. The wake of a tugboat settled, and the spans of the bridge lowered, as I found the perfect bench to draw this quiet scene at the Montlake Cut. On Saturday morning, however, my picturesque urban hideout will turn into a jampacked sports venue. Thousands of fans are expected to crowd bridge railings…More
Jan. 10, 2009, 11:24 a.m. The Gerberding Hall at the University of Washington campus. [View larger] I’ve been to the UW campus just a couple of times. Walking through the red square or the quad is such a pleasant feeling. Memories of my college years in Pamplona,…More