In December, I went to Seattle and did some drawing along the way in Portland. This gave me a chance to visit some of my favorite spots in Seattle and explore some new sights in Portland. I also picked up a great book exploring the Portland landmarks featured in Beverley Clearly’s Ramona stories. Clinton Cinema,Continue reading “Sketchy Traveler Fall 2021 Sketching Expeditions in Seattle and Portland”
Tag Archives: Portland
Portland’s Brooklyn Rail Yard Cement Plant
This image is from Portland’s Brooklyn Rail Yard. The rail yard offers several interesting examples of industrial architecture and is a good place to watch trains from. It is also close to an artistic community and Reed College. Activities Several interesting sights and activities in south Portland’s industrial area include: Union Pacific Brooklyn Intermodal RailContinue reading “Portland’s Brooklyn Rail Yard Cement Plant”
Ladd’s Addition Rose Garden
Ladd’s Addition is a neighborhood on Portland’s Eastside. The neighborhood is surrounded by roads with restaurants and cafes. The neighborhood is also the home of a rose garden test site and interesting architecture. Ladd’s Addition Activities Ladd’s Addition has many attractions. Its plan uses a diagonal design that makes for interesting walks. The neighborhood alsoContinue reading “Ladd’s Addition Rose Garden”
Hollywood District, Portland, OR
Line drawing of businesses in the Hollywood District of Portland, Oregon.
Bagdad Theater, Portland, OR
Line drawing of the Bagdad Theater building and sign in Portland, OR.
Promenading on Hawthorne Boulevard
Go for a walk on Portland’s Hawthorne Boulevard to see bookstores, historic theaters and food carts.
Twilight on Portland’s Stark Street
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