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 (Already Started) 05-Apr-2020 9.00 a.m. 4.00 p.m.
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.

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.