Botanical Illustration Workshops – Spring Term


Course Title: Botanical Illustration Workshops – Spring Term
Course Code: HR180

Department: Art Courses
Course Type: Part Time

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 botanical investigation and the work to be completed during the following month. Guidance on exhibiting and career opportunities is also given. Your tutor Sally Pinhey is an experienced botanical illustrator.



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 Classifications 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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
03-Feb-20 06-Apr-20 9.00 a.m. 4.00 p.m. Part Time Mon 3 ££130.00

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Material Required

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