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The Seattle Sketcher

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

Category: Travel Journal
March 1, 2013 at 7:24 PM

Greetings from Minnesota

Seattleites who normally plan mid-winter trips to Palm Springs or Hawaii may have a hard time understanding why I went to Duluth, Minn., of all places, just a week ago. (That’s one of the reasons there’s no Sketcher column in the paper Saturday!) The occasion was to speak about my work as a sketch artist,…

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August 2, 2011 at 5:35 PM

Postcard from Lisbon

Sketched July 22, 10:52 a.m. I’m back in town after a couple of weeks of travel, which included a few days in Lisbon to attend the 2nd International Urban Sketchers Symposium, an event I also helped organize. This steep and narrow street in the Portuguese capital reminded me of Seattle. I know, we don’t have…

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March 16, 2010 at 4:38 PM

Online journalism conference features artists as storytellers

Huesca Cathedral Plaza de la Universidad While in Spain last week, I had the opportunity to talk about sketching in Seattle to more than 400 journalists gathered in Huesca for the XI Digital Journalism Conference, a one-of-a-kind event launched by local tech journalist Fernando García Mongay in 2000 to discuss the future of journalism in…

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September 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM

Sketching a real campanario in Spain

I’ve spent the last week in northern Spain teaching at a summer workshop organized by the University of Zaragoza in Jaca, a small town in the Pyrenees that is a major destination for winter sports. They have actually bid to host the Olympic Games several times, including this year’s edition that was awarded to…

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