Sketched Jan. 9, 2012 Seeing them with their gear on, I never would have guessed the age of these hockey players. Cy Wilson, the guy with the stick-wielding Snoopy on his jersey, is 85. He grew up playing on a frozen creek in Northern Minnesota. Ray Smutek, from Detroit and wearing the Seattle Thunderbirds jersey, is 75. Every…More
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Sketched April 26, 4:12 p.m. Aurora Avenue may be the least scenic drive in Seattle, but enter Shoreline and things start to look a little different. Beyond North 145th Street, I found a nice stretch of the highway that I’d missed two years ago, when I sketched a car lot amid tacky signs and utility poles in…More
Sketched April 26, 12:42 p.m. When I asked on Twitter what places in Shoreline I should consider sketching this week, everyone agreed on one location, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, which used to be a sand and gravel pit for the railroad in the 1900s. Of all the beaches along Puget Sound I’ve visited so…More
Sketched April 26, 10:44 a.m. After more than 10 years living in the U.S., I still haven’t been able to shake off my Spanish accent. Some words just don’t come out with the right pronunciation. For example, ponies. When I was telling people that Tuesday morning I sketched the ponies in Shoreline, most of them didn’t…More