Botanical Illustration Workshops - Spring Term

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Art Courses HR180E07/19/1 Short Course

Course Information

Part of the series of whole day workshops (HR178) which are designed for the botanical artist, either as a refresher or masterclass guided by professional standards - terms can be booked separately. Each workshop has a seasonal project theme with botanic


  • KMC Certificate - Botanical Illustration Workshops
Course Content
  • Plant care
    Selecting diagnostic features
    Composition, project preparation and planning
    Showing depth in the painting
    Colour - coping with green, shadow in yellow
    Highlighting detail and cross-sections
    Stem joints, long leaves and edges
    Complex forms, recession
    Latin names and botanical terms
    Presentation and copyright, exhibiting, taking commissions
Entry Requirements
  • Previous drawing experience
    Minimum age is 16 years.
Next Steps
  • Artisan courses- floral design, horticulture workshops/master classes or garden design
Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
02-Feb-2020 05-Apr-2020
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Sun 3
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £100.00
Reservation fees (Part time standard) £30.00

Materials Required

Artists watercolours.
H and F pencils.
Hot pressed watercolour paper.
Magnifying lens.
Sable brushes.

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