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Molly Hashimoto
Seattle, Washington
Interests: painting, hiking and gardening
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Pomegranate, the company that publishes my work, just sent me the new boxed cards they're bringing out for the holidays and they should be available in shops around the country very soon. I was really glad about the cover images... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Molly Hashimoto
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A couple of Augusts ago, I was spending time in the North Cascades with a friend and after hiking up to Cascade Pass we saw this Western Tanager near Marblemount, with a grand view of Eldorado Peak to the east.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Brooke Randell On Sunday morning several of the students from the Tuscany watercolor workshop that I taught in 2012 for Il Chiostro plus a number of the students who will be joining me in Venice in October met... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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I spent much of July driving all over King County to the library system's many far-flung branches--as far north as Woodinville and south to Enumclaw-- presenting the program A Day at the Beach to children 8 years old and up,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Lorraine Delahoyde Today I am sharing more of the watercolors my students did at the workshop I taught last week at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. Subjects range from foxgloves in forests to Sitka spruce giants to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Today I'm sharing more of the work students created last weekend in the landscape watercolor workshop I taught at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. As always, I was very impressed with their sketches of the enormous Sitka spruce that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Karen Shawcross Today I'm sharing some of the work students created at the recent workshop I taught for Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. We went to 3 sites for painting, Three Rocks Road with a view of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Last weekend I traveled down to the Central Oregon coast to teach a landscape watercolor workshop for Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. It was the 9th summer I have taught there! This time, I got to teach in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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I am currently reading the first volume of Fermor's travel narrative, A Time of Gifts. His trip occurred in the 1930s but he didn't write the book until 30 years later and I am struck by the number of things... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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I've spent the last couple of weeks offering Summer Reading programs for the King County Library System and have visited many far-flung libaries in the system, from Maple Valley to Woodinville and many places in between. The program is called... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Painting by David Hashimoto From July 11th to September 6th my husband, David Hashimoto, will be exhibiting his paintings at Hiroki, a tea/espresso/dessert cafe in Wallingford, 2224 North 56th ST. Hours are 12 to 4 on Tuesday, 12 to 9... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Next Friday through Sunday, July 18-20 I'm teaching a workshop for Sitka Center for Art & Ecology. We had filled the workshop, but unexpectedly several people had to drop out and we now have an opening. Sitka is wonderful at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
These are wonderful, Jocelyn! I appreciated being able to peruse these maps with more leisure--the very unique quality of each is a delight!
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I just received my Birds 2015 calendar from Pomegranate. It's a mini-wall calendar and sells for $7.99. It features 12 of my bird block prints. I'm excited to see them in this new format. The calendars are available directly from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Laura Dickinson Today I am sharing the work of a few students who decided to work in a smaller journal format last weekend in the landscape watercolor class that I taught for the North Cascades Institute. Watercolor by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Bonnie Larson Today I am sharing a few more of the paintings students created in the recent workshop I taught at the North Cascades Institute. These represent the various sites and also a couple of the exercises we... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Watercolor by Robin Pederson I am going to feature a few of the paintings that were done in the workshop I taught at the North Cascades Institute last weekend. (Look for more in the coming days). I bought several sheets... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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I've just returned from a beautiful weekend up in the North Cascades, teaching a landscape watercolor workshop for the North Cascades Institute. We painted on location at the Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake and also took a short drive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Last week we hiked a short trail, up about 1500 feet to maybe 4,000 feet of elevation, near Detroit Lake off the Santiam Highway in the Oregon Cascades. I was completely knocked out by the combination of blooming native rhododendrons... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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While we were exploring the Crater Lake Rim, I sat down with my sketchbook and drew the complete landscape pictured here, in pencil. I also made some color notes, by blocking in these squares and using my small Winsor and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Whitebark Pines At Crater Lake there were other attractions besides the morning glory blue hue of the Lake itself. High above the Lake on Rim Drive there were magnificent hemlocks, Shasta firs and whitebark pines. I couldn't decide which I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Last week I spent several days in Bend, Oregon and got the chance to visit Crater Lake National Park, which I'd never seen before. Like so many others before me, I was completely amazed when I saw the Lake.The blue... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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I was excited to get a copy of the Summer 2014 Bas Bleu catalog in the mail yesterday: it has one of my block prints on the cover: California Quail, published with 3 other prints as a boxed set of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Cornice sketches by John Ruskin Next fall I'm teaching a weeklong workshop in Venice, Italy through Il Chiostro and have researched many of the artists who visited Venice in the past. Most famous of them is John Ruskin, author of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto
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Print by Isabel Beavers Today I'm sharing another student's prints, still from last weekend's printmaking workshop at the North Cascades Institute. Like some of the other students, Isabel came to the workshop with some deep feelings for certain landscapes and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at Molly Hashimoto