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The Seattle Sketcher

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

Category: The year in sketches
December 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM

They made the job market work well in 2014


The year is closing with news of a strong job market, so the timing may be just right to share what I learned from meeting people at work in 2014.

At Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle, dockmaster Bill Corey showed me that old isn’t always bad when it comes to technology. He uses well-greased levers to pull boats into dry dock for repairs. He said the clunky mechanism, originally from an old streetcar, may be as old as the 100-year-old terminal.


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December 26, 2009 at 11:59 AM

2009: Sketching out the year

See slideshow on this link. This has been a year of discovery for me. Like the figures coming out of their shells that appeared overnight at Gas Works Park in August, my eyes have opened up to our city as I have explored with pen and sketchbook in hand. I’ve been drawing for more than…