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Standing unique | Sketching Edmonds


Last updated 3/18/2021 at 9:56am

Illustration by Mack Benek

"Standing Unique"

After dropping my wife off at work, I decided to look for an appropriate subject for a quick sketch. Having driven by the little Hobby Shop on Fourth Avenue South many times, I could never find the right spot to park and execute a drawing.

This day, I noticed a vacant handicap spot (for which I qualify) facing north and decided to try that. A large shrub obscured the side of the building facing me, which I found rather boring, but I decided to forge ahead anyway.

A park bench sits on that side, and I decided to include it in the drawing. As I was laying it out, a gentleman came and sat dow...

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Reader Comments(1)

Dana Twight writes:

As a new resident of Edmonds, I am so pleased to see this glimpse of the past. I hope this structure can stay standing for a while. Its a lovely rendition. Dana


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