Do you like to draw? Like Blossoms & Blooms? Why not combine the two and enroll in “Drawing Flowers” with Dorota Haber-Lehigh?
This workshop, sponsored by the Friends of the Seaside Library, takes place at 1:00 p.m on Saturday, May 12, 2018.
Local artist and illustrator, Dorota Haber-Lehigh, will introduce the fascinating realm of botanical illustration..
In this beginning course, Dorota will teach fun and surprising sketching exercises to loosen the hand and inspire confidence.
Learn how light and shadow affects illustration. Shade and texture applications will also be employed to make illustrations appear realistic.
Participants will then draw flowers using the aforementioned techniques.
Dorota will bring different species as examples or participants may bring a favorite flower to use as a model.
Dorota Haber-Lehigh received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific University with a focus on printmaking and art history. She designed, illustrated and published the children’s book, “ABC of Native Plants of the Coastal Pacific Northwest.” Ms. Haber-Lehigh is currently at work on books about native berries and wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest.
She is also a member of the Oregon Botanical Artists and the Native Plant Society of Oregon.
The course is free, all materials will be provided, however, registration is required. Sign up at the library or call 503-738-6742 to reserve a seat.