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The Seattle Sketcher

An illustrated journal of life in the Puget Sound region by Times artist Gabriel Campanario.

Category: Artspotting
August 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Drive-up mural isn’t just any old roadside attraction

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Sketched July 31, 2014

Jeri Drager’s collection of classic American cars off Highway 99 in Shoreline is a bright spot amid a bland landscape. He sells most of his cars at trade shows — Bruce Willis bought one in Idaho — and over the Internet, so few people visit his showroom or even know it’s here. But a new mural he recently commissioned is attracting more onlookers, including this sketcher.

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April 16, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Art by the tracks at Westlake Station

Sketched March 26, 2013 With less than 10 minutes to spare before the next light rail train would arrive, I set out to sketch one of the striking underground murals that brightens the scene at Westlake Station. The whimsical porcelain enamel mural is so big (10 by 35 feet) that it’s actually best seen from the…

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