"Presented by the SEATTLE ROOM/SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT THE SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Gabriel Campanario, whose work has appeared for years in the Seattle Times under the byline 'Seattle Sketcher,' and in his Urban Sketchers blog, is frequently spotted with a cadre of artists drawing everything from the monorail to the original Elliott Bay Book Company store in Pioneer Square. He is also the founder of an international nonprofit, and the author of a new book, The Art of Urban Sketching: Drawing on Location Around the World (Quarry Books). Artist profiles, histories, sketching tips, and many illustrations by artists from around the world are included in this beautiful book. Please come—with your sketchbook. Free admission. The Seattle Public Library is at 1000 Fourth Avenue (between Madison & Spring). For more information, please call Elliott Bay at (206) 624-6600, The Seattle Public Library at (206) 386-4636, or visit www.spl.org."
The Art of Urban Sketching
Where: The Seattle Public Library
When: Sunday, April 29 at 1 p.m.
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