Botanical Art

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Art Courses HR019E07/19/1 Short Course

Course Information

Experienced artist or an enthusiastic beginner - why not learn a new skill? This is a four-day course with Sally Pinhey, an experienced and respected tutor, covering essential skills for illustrating plants accurately in watercolour to help you in your own project. Covers observation and preliminary sketches, composition, colour washes, detail and presentation. Why not treat this course as part of your summer holiday?


  • College Certificate
Course Content
  • During the 4 days the course covers:-

    Observation and preliminary sketches
    Representing three dimensions with tonal drawing
    Colour washes
    Specimen care
    Showing detail and presentation
Entry Requirements
  • Interest and enthusiasm
    Minimum age is 16 years.
Next Steps
  • Artisan courses- floral design, horticulture workshops, Botanical illustrations or garden design
Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
16-Aug-2019 (Already Started) 19-Aug-2019 9.30 a.m. 4.30 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 4
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £185.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £50.00

Materials Required

Sable brushes.
Hot pressed watercolour paper.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.