Birds of the West with Molly Hashimoto

Birds of the West with Molly Hashimoto

Join Molly Hashimoto for a discussion of birds, art, and her new book "Birds of the West: An Artist's Guide."
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Join the Bothell Library at the Park at Bothell Landing to learn all about birds of the west with artist and longtime teacher Molly Hashimoto, author of the newly released Birds of the West: An Artist’s Guide.  Discover some of our common and uncommon species and find out where to look for them, as Molly shares information about bird habitats as well as tips on creating bird art. You’ll have the chance for hands-on art, as we sketch birds using pencil and pens and use toned paper for dramatic effects. 

Meet us in the Amphitheater; supplies provided.

Registration with the Bothell Library is required. Call 425-486-7811.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Bothell Library.

This event is free and open to the public. Molly will be signing books, which will be available for purchase.

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About the book:

In Birds of the West, award-winning artist Molly Hashimoto captures nearly 100 Western bird species across seven habitats using different media, from quick ink sketches to vivid block prints. From the diminutive ruby-crowned kinglet to the majestic golden eagle, Molly’s range of art and detail encourages all of us, whether artists or not, to observe our feathered friends more closely.

About the author:

Seattle resident Molly Hashimoto leads plein air watercolor painting and printmaking workshops at the North Cascades Institute, Yellowstone Forever Institute, Wenatchee River Institute, and Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. Her artwork is widely published in cards, calendars, books, and journals, and she is the author of Colors of the West. Learn more at

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