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FrankChing · 2d ago

Rainier Tower

On the way home last week after viewing the Andrew Wyeth exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum, I noticed that the low-rise portion of Rainier Square had been demolished, exposing the iconic Rainier Tower to view on all sides. I … Continue reading →
FrankChing · 1W ago

Exchange Building 1st Avenue Lobby

Because the Exchange Building fronts on both 1st and 2nd Avenues, which are at different elevations, the elevator lobbies at both entrances are on different levels. Here is the 1st Avenue lo...
FrankChing · 2W ago

Exchange Building 2nd Avenue Lobby

This is the 2nd Avenue elevator lobby of the Exchange Building, which is situated on Marion Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues in downtown Seattle. John Graham and Associates designed the Art Deco building to house grain, ore, bond, and … Continue re...
FrankChing · 2W ago

Happy New Year!

Best Wishes for a More Peaceful, Gracious, and Just New Year.
FrankChing · 4W ago

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings to one and all.
FrankChing · 1M ago

A Creative Process

  Like sketching, composing each page of a journal or sketchbook is an extemporaneous act. We may have a plan for how to organize the drawings and notes on a page before we begin, but we sho...
FrankChing · 1M ago

Hale’s Brewery and Pub

Now that the days are getting shorter, colder, and often rainier here in Seattle, I have t...
FrankChing · 1M ago

Using Adobe Illustrator

I’m working again with Steve Winkel of the Preview Group, preparing the sixth edition of B...
FrankChing · 1M ago

More Changes, But For Other Reasons

  More examples of how changes in media affect not how one sees, but rather how one captures what is seen—the pace of the line, the level and precision of detail, and the voids that speak to...
FrankChing · 2M ago

Changes over Time

  The several times I had the privilege of teaching in the University of Washington’s Arch...