Art Courses


Course Title: Advanced Botanical Illustration Certificate
Course Code: HR148

Department: Art Courses
Course Type: Part Time

This course covers the content required to be awarded a KMC Advanced Certificate at Pass or Pass-Professional level.

The tuition includes portfolio preparation to the standard required for RHS Exhibiting applications and is recommended by the Institute of Analytical Plant Illustration. Your tutor, Sally Pinhey, author of The Botanical Illustrator's Handbook published in 2014, is experienced and respected in this field.



KMC Certificate - Advanced Botanical Illustration Certificate

Course Content

Plant care
Selecting diagnostic features
Composition, project preparation and planning
Perspective and initial washes
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

Entry Requirements

Previous drawing experience Minimum age is 16 years.

Next Steps

Those wishing to take longer than one year to complete their portfolios can continue in the parallel tutored class where they work together with less intensive tuition