Ethnobotanical Sketchbooks

With Artist Dorota Haber-Lehigh

Date: Saturday August 26th, 2017

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: 1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110

Cost: CBAA Member: $45 / Non-Member: $65

Explore creative ways to keep an ethnobotanical sketchbook. Learn basic botanical drawing techniques using pencil, color pencils, pen and ink. In addition, learn how First People of the Pacific Northwest utilized native plants. The workshop will include drawing from observation and short presentations on key plant species around Cannon Beach at this time of the year. Ethnobotany is the study of a region’s plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. Students will complete several entries into their sketchbook incorporating botanical drawings and ethnobotanical notes, designing original sketchbook pages.

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Our regular Gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm

                                                                 Dorota Haber-Lehigh

Dorota Haber-Lehigh is an artist, educator, a forager. She loves gardening, hiking, field sketching, mushroom hunting and botanical drawing. Her passion is drawing native plants and discovering their edibility, medicinal use and ecological connection. She is drawn into sculptural and architectural wonder of plants as well as ephemeral beauty of plants throughout all season. She authored two ethnobotanical coloring books: “ABC of Native Plants of the Coastal PNW” and “Native Berries of the Coastal PNW.” She enjoys teaching ESL and Art of Ethnobotany at Seaside High School and Botanical Drawing at various community centers.

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