Molly Hashimoto – Colors of the West: Nature’s Palette (Online Class Recording)

Date Recorded: Friday, April 9, 2021

As artists and observers, color is what commands our first attention. In the national parks and wilderness areas of the western United States we see a diverse palette that expresses the unique chromatic identity of each place.  Join Molly Hashimoto for a 1 1/2 hour demonstration of the palette she employs for several different ecosystems and learn how to take advantage of a relatively small array of paints to achieve these true-to-nature colors. You’ll visit national parks with her, and paint watercolors of mountainscapes like Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park, redrock terrain at Arches, and thermal pools at Yellowstone.
Molly Hashimoto is the author of two books, published by Mountaineers Books: Colors of the West: An Artist’s Guide to Nature’s Palette, and Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide. Her new book Mt. Rainier: An Artist’s Tour will be published in September 2021. She teaches at the North Cascades Institute, Wenatchee River Institute, Yellowstone Forever Institute and Bellevue Botanical Garden. She has also taught for many years at Puget Sound library systems, offering workshops for participants of all ages, connecting them with nature through hands-on art experiences. Her prints and paintings are published by Pomegranate Communications and her work has been widely exhibited.
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$40 for two months access

About Our Past Technique Takeaways:

Discover specific art techniques that you can ‘take away’ from some of your favorite artists and apply to your own work. This one-and-a-half hour recorded presentation will showcase a process that the artist incorporates in their daily art practice.  Instruction will be through a combination of lecture and demonstration. 

You’ll be able to watch the recording as many times as you would like for two months (for example, for a purchase on March 4th at noon, the recording would be available until May 4th at noon).

There are no ongoing charges. There is one $40 charge and then the “subscription” access will expire automatically after two months with no renewal, no cancellation needed and no additional charges.  Please check the subscription section of the FAQs if you would like more information.

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