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The Seattle Sketcher

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

Category: Sketchbook
June 27, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Tuesday evening commute

Sketched June 26, 9:03 p.m. [Click to enlarge] Fifteen-minutes pencil sketch while riding the bus home last night. Drawing fellow bus commuters is what got me hooked on urban sketching when I moved to Seattle in 2006. Staedler Mars-780 leadholder with HB graphite lead on 8″ by 6″ pocket sketchbook spread.


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June 29, 2010 at 10:54 AM

The allure of boating

Sketched Sunday, May 27, about noon I think Seattle could use one more nickname in addition to Rain City, Emerald City or Jet City. How about Boat City? Seattle wouldn’t be where it is or what it is today without boats. Captain Vancouver charted the first maps of the Puget Sound on the Discovery and the…


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