Author Archives: D. Abreu

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.

Art Afloat All Hands on Sketch

Today the Tacoma Urban Sketchers had the opening of their Gallery Exhibition Art Afloat All Hands on Sketch at the Foss Waterway Seaport Maritime Museum during the Maritime Festival.  I was there sketching along with other sketchers during the morning … Continue reading

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Escaping to the Gorge

Last week we took some days away from our busy lives and escaped to the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon. We stayed in a small town named Cascade Locks next to the Bridge of the Gods. Cascade Locks was established … Continue reading

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Through the Window…

Last month USK Tacoma met at the University of Washington Library Tacoma Campus . Even though I have been at this campus many times, I have never visited the library before.  One highlight of this library is an incredible Dale … Continue reading

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An Almost Spring Day in Tumwater Falls

Last Saturday we decided to go for a walk at the Tumwater Falls Park in Tumwater WA. It was abnormally warm for a January day, 60 degrees, but the waters were fierce as they came down the falls. It was … Continue reading

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It is a New Year for Sketching Adventures!

It is been a while since my last post and I apologize for that. The last six months were pretty hectic with the hurricanes and my volunteer work supporting the victims, but I am back with a lot of sketching … Continue reading

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Crystal Mountain

This weekend has been a very warm one here in the Pacific Northwest! 97 degrees! Wow. We went from winter to scorching summer in one week. To cool down a bit we decided to go up to Crystal Mountain hoping … Continue reading

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Adventuress

Every year we are very lucky to have a Tall Ships Festival in town. This year 22 Tall Ships and a 15 ton bright yellow rubber Duck came to visit. Hundreds of people from different parts of the city and … Continue reading

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