Suzzallo Library, a Step-by-Step

[By Stephanie Bower, Seattle] Thinking ahead to Amsterdam! I love to teach perspective because it’s something so many people fear, ignore, or fake, but there is no need if you understand a few simple principals. In honor of this Sunday’s Seattle Urban Sketchers meet-up at the University of Washington’s Suzzallo Library, I’m posting this step-by-step […]


[Stephanie Bower, Seattle] Dead tired, but couldn’t pass up the evening light on the beautiful Duomo and Baptistry in Florence. Wow, do we Urban Sketchers push through!!!! I think I could barely move my hand, so I just sat and let it take all the time it needed. Next day, enjoying a caffe latte at […]

Good Bones | Seattle, Perspective & Watercolor Workshop

Good sketches start with Good Bones. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to set up the foundation of a great architectural sketch, starting with a practical understanding of perspective and finishing up with an intro to watercolor tools and techniques. Perspective is easy, once you know what to look for! Learning goals: To celebrate summer […]

Good Bones 2, Workshop in Seattle March 14,15,16, 2014

Both Good Bones and Good Bones 2 workshops are full!  Thanks to everyone who signed up so quickly!  If you are interested in signing up for the waiting list, or if you would like to be notified about future workshops, please email Stephanie at Thanks also to our awesome workshop sponsor, the makers of […]

Good Bones Workshop in Seattle WA USA

A USk architectural perspective sketching workshop in 3 parts,  with award-winning Seattle Urban Sketcher Stephanie Bower Good Bones 1 – Saturday, February 1:  Perspective Good Bones 2 – Saturday, February 15:  Perspective + Line and Tone Good Bones 3 – Saturday, March 1:  Perspective + Line and Tone + Watercolor at Pike Place Market, Seattle, Washington […]