“Drawing From Plant Life”. Botanical Illustration Course

9 Feb 2015 – 27 Apr 2015

Event times

13.00 - 14.30

Cost of entry

£95 /£90 concessions for ten weeks

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 36,436,171,172,321
  • New Cross/New Cross Gate
  • New Cross/New Cross Gate

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This is a workshop based 10 week introductory course in Botanical Illustration for adult beginners and anyone wanting to polish up their drawing and painting skills. All welcome. Own materials needed.




This introductory course aims to provide an opportunity to explore the art and science of botanical Illustration. Students will have the opportunity to explore both drawing and painting plants whilst learning a range of graphic techniques used to represent plant material. Some basic theory is taught and where relevant historical and contemporary practice is referenced.


The course is taught by a practicing artist who has a background in the science of botany and the practice of fine art.


Students are asked to bring their own ideas and specimens to the course as well as drawing plants provided. Basic materials are provided , together with reference literature , students must provide their own sketch book pencils and colours.


All are welcome, no experience needed. This is a small class and provides and supportive and relaxed environment in which to draw.


Places are limited so booking is required. 


Contact the tutor Alison Day on

Limited places. Booking essential. 



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