It was a cold day!

A week ago it was the month Tacoma Urban Sketchers outing. It was a very cold day and we met at a local restaurant for the meet and greet. A lot of my fellow sketchers decided to stay indoors (wise) and sketch the lively and warm atmosphere of the restaurant and others like me decided to go out and brave the cold weather. There is a mansion in downtown Puyallup that I have always wanted to sketch and visit. I was so close to it that I thought that this was my great opportunity to visit the place and sketch it maybe indoors. Unfortunately I was out of luck because it will not open until the month of March. The mansion is called The Meeker Mansion and if you would like to explore more in depth about this amazing place please visit their website @ . The mansion is indeed beautiful from the outside, the architecture is exquisite and I can’t wait to be able to visit it once again and taking a tour. Even though it was closed that did not deter me from sketching it! Oh my it was 30 degrees and with the strength of my soul I pulled my little chair and began to draw. I immersed myself in the process and time went on to the point that I forgot the cold and that my ink was not even flowing right. I guess I reached my flow 🙂 and this is the outcome …


Until next time and Happy Sketching,



About D. Abreu

I am a psychotherapist by profession but felt in love with the arts, watercolor painting and Urban Sketching. With no formal background or education in fine arts I decided to teach myself using any resources I could find and this is my journey.
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