Hoffman Center Offers Botanical Drawing

HuckleberryThe Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita will offer Botanical Drawing classes on four Tuesdays in August.

Led by Dorota Haber-Lehigh, the instruction is designed for students 18 and up, and all skill levels are welcome. Classes will be held Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Tuition will be $60 for the series, or $20 per session. Basic materials will be provided, or students may bring their favorite sketchbook, pencil, eraser, or color pencils.

Students will earn the fundamentals of botanical drawing using pencils, color pencils and other dry media to portray accurate shapes and master shading techniques to create three-dimensional effects.

Haber-Lehigh is an artist, educator, linguist and a forager with a passion for native plants. She lives in Seaside and is the author of two coloring/reading books: “ABC of Native Plants of the Coastal Pacific Northwest” and “Native Berries of the Coastal Pacific Northwest.”

Her website is www.dorotahaberlehigh.com

Interested persons can register for the classes here 

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