Education

Member Courses

BILLY SHOWELL – Online Tuition

Botanical and Beyond: subscribe to Billy’s online watercolour tutorials for all levels of ability.
Web site: www.billyshowell.com

CAROLE ANDREWS  SBA – Surrey

Regular specialist flower painting courses in watercolour for all abilities at her home in Epsom Downs, Surrey and some one-day workshops available.  Tel: 01737 371026. Web site: www.carole-andrews.co.uk Email: carole@carole-andrews.co.uk

SANDRA WALL ARMITAGE  NDD, SBA – Bedfordshire

One to two-day botanical painting workshops in watercolour, suitable for all levels of ability at Chalton, Bedfordshire.  Tel: 01525 874473 or email: sandra@watercolourflowers.co.uk

VALERIE BAINES FLS, FSBA – Sussex

Short courses on painting flowers and fruits at Juniper Hall Field Centre. Contact: Juniper Hall Field Centre, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6DA  Tel: 0845 458 3507
Also short course on flower painting at Pashley Manor Gardens, East Sussex. Contact the Gardens on Tel: 01580 200888 or email: info@pashleymanorgardens.com

SUSAN CHRISTOPHER-COULSON SBAVP SFP

Courses for all abilities including beginners using coloured pencils.

Fieldbreaks current courses offered at Hassop Hall, Derbyshire, Goodnestone Park, Kent & RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey
Booking & info contact: Sue Field  01433 621420  www.fieldbreaks.co.uk

Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria several courses throughout the year, lengths vary from a weekend, several days to a full week
Booking & info contact: 01768 776276  www.highamhall.com

Plas Tan y Bwlch, Snowdonia weekend courses
Booking & info contact: 01766 772600  www.plastanybwlch.com

Workshops also available to private botanical art societies /groups.

Please visit www.floraleyes.co.uk for any other public venues news

GAYNOR DICKESON DipSBA(Dist) SBA SFP –
West Sussex

Botanical Art,  one and two-day workshops in water colour or coloured pencil. All abilities welcome to her studio in Bosham, West Sussex.
Contact for more details: Telephone 01243 573 405
Web site: www.gaynorsflora.com – Email: gaynorsflora@mac.com

MARGARET EGGLETON SBA Surrey

Regular and one-day courses painting flowers, gardens and landscapes in watercolour in her studio. Also pencil and ink drawing and painting. Small groups and qualified teacher.

Website: www.margareteggleton.co.uk

JARNIE GODWIN BSc(Hons) AssocSBA SFP – Hampshire

Studio Days: One and two day Botanical watercolour workshops held throughout the year at my garden studio in Hampshire. Contact jarnieg@sketchbooksquirrel.com Web: www.sketchbooksquirrel.com

One-day botanical watercolour workshops held throughout the year at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre near Havant in Hampshire.

Botanical painting workshops held at Roots, Shoots and Leaves in Durley near Bishop’s Waltham in Hampshire.

Subscribe to Botanical so Beautiful with Jarnie on the Sketchbook Squirrel website, for online tutorials, technique videos, sketchbook exercises, and more. There’s something for everyone.

www.sketchbooksquirrel.com
jarnieg@sketchbooksquirrel.com

JANE GOODSON SBA DipSBA SFP – Dorset

Holiday trips, day and weekend courses in botanical painting in watercolour and drawing or beginners and improvers.

Contact Jane for more details on 01305 757074, 0788 774 8866 or jane.goodson1964@btinternet.com

 YVONNE GLENISTER HAMMOND SBA – Bedfordshire

Botanical painting weekend courses for beginners and advanced students at
Knuston Hall, Irchester, Wellingborough,
and Northamptonshire NN29 7EU    –      tel: 01933312104.

SUSAN HILLIER FSBA – Somerset and Cornwall

Short courses at Dillington House, Somerset, contact: Dillington House, Tel: 01460 258613. Ten-week course on Fridays at Porth Navas, Cornwall, contact: Claire Holmes on Tel: 01326 340336. Ten week botanical painting course on Thursdays at Tresillian, Cornwall, contact: Pat Bearman on Tel: 01872 530340. In Cornwall with Field Breaks, tel: 01433 621420. Other occasional workshops and short courses, Tel: 01726 73696, susanhillier@tiscali.co.uk

MAUREEN JORDAN  SBA – Suffolk

One day Flowers and Gardens Pastel Workshops for small groups of beginners and intermediate artists working in her studio and garden in Ipswich, Suffolk. Contact Maureen for available dates. Tel: 01473 278122 or email: maureen.jordan@btinternet.com
www.maureenjordan.com

JENNY JOWETT  FSBA, PSFP – Berkshire, Hampshire, Suffolk and Portugal

Two and four-day workshops covering all levels of ability, held at her home. Also ten days in Portugal in September painting landscape and plants. Contact: Tel/Fax: 0118 970 0278. Week-long courses in August (advanced) and September (improver) at Flatford Mill Field Centre.  Contact: Flatford Mill Centre, East Bergholt, Colchester, CO7 6UL or
Tel: 01206 298283

MICHAEL LAKIN SBA – Derbyshire

Monthly one-day and weekend workshops in watercolour, coloured pencil and pencil on painting and drawing through the seasons at White Hollows Studio, the Calke Estate, South Derbyshire. Accommodation can be arranged. Tel: 01332 862757 for brochure.

SANDRINE MAUGY SBA

Short courses for all abilities in botanical painting held at West Dean College. Contact: West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0QZ. short.courses@westdean.org.uk, 01243 811301.

SARAH MORRISH BSc Hons AssocSBA SFP – Hampshire and Dorset

Weekly Botanical Drawing & Painting classes at Peter Symonds College AHED Winchester, Hampshire – Beginners, improvers & intermediates, improvers & beyond classes available.

One day workshops – Botanical Art & Natural History Illustration with the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust – Throughout the year.

Courses (residential & non-residential), one day workshops – Botanical Art & Natural History Illustration at the The Kingcombe Centre Dorset – throughout the year.

KATE NUTTALL DipSBA(Dist) SBA

Residential or non-residential botanical watercolour painting courses at Knuston Hall, Northamptonshire in a very friendly and relaxing environment. Beginners as well as more experienced students welcome, as plenty of one-to-one guidance will be given.
www.knustonhall.org.uk

Termly Saturday morning workshops from 10-12 at the Ten2 Gallery in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
www.ten2gallery.co.uk

Other tuition or workshops by request.

JANE LEYCESTER PAIGE FSBA – Northants

Regular classes on Mondays from September to March. A regular class in flower painting on Fridays from September to March.  Three-day short course ‘Wildflowers in June’ during Summer.  Occasional other courses.  Contact: The Old Brewery Studios, The Manor House, Kings Cliff, Peterborough PE8  6XB, Tel: 01780 470247, email: pages@oldbrewerystudios.co.uk

REINHILD RAISTRICK SBA – East Anglia

One and three-day courses, suitable for all levels at Cambridge University Botanic Garden.
Tel No:- 01223 336265     e mail:-  education@botanic-cam-ac.uk

Weekend Courses at Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Tel No :- 01284787372               e mail : reinhild@btinternet.com

CHRISTOPHER RYLAND BA, ATC, SBA – Suffolk

A variety of courses in flower painting, drawing, watercolour painting, line and wash, pastels and landscape painting are available throughout the year. They occupy a morning or an afternoon for six weeks and some one-day courses are also available. Suitable for all levels. Held at his Suffolk studio: 35 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2EU, Tel: 01787 881224 or email: christopherryland@btinternet.com

GAEL SELLWOOD SBA, FEATC, CertHE Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Peak District, Shropshire

A qualified teacher, Gael runs a regular weekly class every Monday or Tuesday for all levels of ability, held in the fully equipped studio at her home in Hertfordshire. Contact telephone number 01763 289 235, www.gaelsellwood.co.uk. Also regular 2 and 3 day workshops held in the studio on various topics.

SIRIOL SHERLOCK BA(Hons), SBA – Hampshire

Courses for all abilities at The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens near Romsey in Hampshire starting February 2007. Contact: The Garden on Tel: 01794 369317/369318.

BILLY SHOWELL SBA – various

Courses held at the Artists Studio and Wisley RHS. Classes held around the country (see website) Demonstrations and workshops for Art clubs. Billy will also consider tutoring painting classes for a minimum of six people in artist’s own venues.  Tel: 0776 264 8687 or email billyshowell@live.co.uk
Website: www.billyshowell.co.uk

Classes at Wisley RHS gardens in Surrey,
Please book through Wisley’s website https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/contact-us

12th and 13th April – Spring Flowers: Capturing Light
14th and 15th June – Techniques for Painting Leaves
15th and 16th September – Perfect Petals Using Wet in Wet

JULIE SMALL SBA – Lancashire and Derbyshire

Residential courses in Botanical Illustration (mainly pencil).
Derbyshire : Field Breaks,Castleton 01433 621420 or E-mail :info@fieldbreaks.co.uk
Beginners and more experienced students welcome.

julie.small@hotmail.co.uk or 01744 21863

 MARGARET STEVENS PPSBA – Wales

Limited number of courses in Wales, contact: Tel/Fax: 01248 602026. Occasional residential courses for all levels of experience and miniature work at: Plas Tan y Bwlch, Bleanau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, contact: Tel: 01766 590324.

ANN SWAN SBA – Wiltshire

One and two-day workshops at her studio in Wiltshire on botanical drawing with coloured pencils, all abilities welcome.  Two-day courses at RHS Gardens, Wisley.  Two one-week residential courses at Dedham Hall, Colchester on plant portraits in coloured pencil.  Three-day workshop at Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Gloucester.  Holiday courses in France, Spain, Germany and Italy. Contact Tel: 01380 724788 or email: ann@annswan.co.uk

JULIA TRICKEY AssocSBA–Bath

Weekly courses for all abilities and monthly workshops in the Bath area. ‘Painting Leaves’ masterclasses available on request for botanical artists’ groups. Visit www.juliatrickey.co.uk

SUE VIZE SBA – Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Cumbria

Tel: 07977 689092
Coloured Pencil or graphite pencil
Long Eaton Art Room, Long Eaton, Nottingham – One day workshops and weekly classesThe Art Room, Barlow, Derbyshire – One day workshops
WI Hall, Lowdham, Nottingham – One day workshops
Bookings through   suevizesba@gmail.com

Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, Derbyshire – Residential breaks
Bookings through Field Breaks    info@fieldbreaks.co.uk     www.fieldbreaks.co.uk

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate, Yorkshire – 2 day non-residential
Bookings through RHS Tel: 020 3176 5830   rhs.org.uk/harlowcarr

Artison, Masham, Yorkshire – One day workshops  
Bookings through Artison     hello@artison.co.uk  www.artison.co.uk

The Pencil Museum, Cumbria – One day workshops
Bookings through Derwent Pencil Museum 017687 73626   www.pencilmuseum.co.uk

Patchings Art Centre, Nottinghamshire – One day workshops  
Bookings through Patchings 0115 9653479   www.patchingsartcentre.co.uk

See website for more details.  All courses and workshops suitable for both beginners and those with some experience.  Website:  www.suevize.com

SIMON WILLIAMS SBA – Venues throughout the UK

Course director of SBA Distance Learning Course.

Courses in botanical and natural history illustration in gouache or watercolour. Greystoke Cycle Cafe, Penrith  Greystokes Cycle Cafe and Farncombe Estate, Broadway Farncombe Estate  For more details on Simon’s courses visit www.swillustrations.com or Tel: 07931 623173

JILL WINCH SBA, DipEGS – Hertfordshire

Botanical painting classes from studio at home in Hertfordshire and weekend classes at Missenden Abbey. Two-day workshops in Thetford Forest. Art holidays in Tuscany. email: jillwinch1@btinternet.com