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The Seattle Sketcher

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

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November 8, 2014 at 11:15 AM

A calm retreat above the bustle



Sketched Nov. 5, 2014

You may recognize these arched windows overlooking Pike Place Market and Elliott Bay. They frame a hidden space on the top floor of the Corner Market building that used to house Chez Shea restaurant but has been home to Storyville Coffee since last fall.

The upscale coffeehouse was the first for the Bainbridge Island roaster that started as an e-commerce business in 2006 and has since opened stores at First and Madison and Queen Anne Avenue.


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December 23, 2011 at 4:01 PM

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Pig

Sketched Dec. 23, 1:19 p.m. I went looking for a merry scene to draw earlier this afternoon and this is what caught my eye: Rudolph the red-nosed pig and company “marching” over the roofline of Pike Place Market! I can’t think of a better sketch to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Thank…


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September 9, 2011 at 10:50 PM

Can’t overlook Pike Place Market’s festival of street music

Sketched Sept. 7 Row after row of colorful flowers. Mouthwatering fresh produce. Fish being tossed about. There are so many distractions at the Pike Place Market, I can understand how some buskers may feel overlooked. “We don’t get much recognition We are the bottom of the barrel here,” said Joe “Fiddling” Fulton, 34, a folk singer…


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July 20, 2010 at 4:56 PM

Putting pen to paper at Pike Place

Sketched July 15, 2:17 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] Sketched July 15, 4:01 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] Sketched July 15, 4:15 p.m. [Click sketch to view larger] Last week I was invited to teach a class of University of Washington students from the Architecture school. We met at Post Alley and did…


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