Botanical Illustration

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Capel+Manor+EnfieldDuration: 3-day courses from 10am till 3.30pm each day
Course Cost: £215 for the three days
Available at: Regent’s Park

Our Botanical Illustration courses offer students of all abilities the opportunity to improve their observational drawing skills and learn more about plants that interest them.

There are no formal entry requirements to this course. You do not need previous experience; you just need an interest in drawing and garden design.

roses-botanical-illustrationOur courses are seasonal, focusing on plants that are prominent in the garden at that time of year. You will learn the basic skills required to create a beautiful and accurate botanical drawing.

Topics include:

  • selecting botanical subject matter
  • accurate line drawing of botanical structures
  • drawing to scale
  • composition
  • tonal sketching and understanding techniques for creating shape and form
  • colour mixing and use of watercolour washes
  • surface texture.

Regent’s Park
We will be looking at the following topics on our three-day courses (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)  at Regent’s Park:.

11 – 13 Sept 2017 – Vegetables and Greens from the Allotment Garden at Regents Park
23 – 25 October 2017 – Autumn Leaves
26 – 28 February 2018 – Winter subjects – Enjoying Form
26 – 28 March 2018 – Spring flowers – A small composition
30 April – 2 May 2018 – Painting colourful blooms
2 – 4 July 2018 – Roses of Regent’s Park

If you have any questions about this course, please email Lee.Sanders@capel.ac.uk

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