Member Courses


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:
[email protected]

PENNY BROWN SBA Fellow – Dorset

Courses in graphite pencil drawing and cut paper collage. One day themed workshops and longer course available at various venues around the South West.

 Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts
Venue ; Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3AR
Further Details and Contact for booking;

Kingcombe Centre
Venue: The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0EQ
Further Details and Contact for booking;

Sculpture by the Lakes
Venue: Sculpture by the Lakes, Pallington Lakes, Dorchester, DT2
Further Details and Contact for booking;

More details on Penny’s website;


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

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

Plas Tan y Bwlch, Snowdonia weekend courses
Booking & info contact: 01766 772600

Workshops also available to private botanical art societies /groups.

Please visit for any other public venues news

MARY DILLON SBA Fellow – Barcelona, USA and Transylvania

Botanical art Workshops, For beginners, improvers and experienced painters.

Visit for the latest info on workshops

SHEVAUN DOHERTY SBA Fellow DipSBA(Dist) ISBA ASBA- Dublin – Online Tuition

Shevaun holds various workshops in Ireland and abroad.

Shevaun now has an online course called Botanical Elements , which is designed for anyone interested in learning the art of botanical drawing and painting from the comfort of their own home, working entirely at their own pace.

ROS FRANKLIN GM, FLS, SBA Fellow, FEPFS – Hampshire and elsewhere around the UK

Ros has been teaching since 2008, and loves sharing her passion for botanical painting. She teaches in her beautiful studio at her home in Hampshire, and at the Eden Project, RHS Rosemoor, and other groups and societies around the UK, including Fieldbreaks in Derbyshire.

Check out all of her classes and workshops via her website.

Email: [email protected]

JARNIE GODWIN BSc(Hons) SBA Fellow – Hampshire – Online Tuition

Botanical so Beautiful: Sign up and subscribe to exclusive watercolour tutorials for all levels of ability. Includes Jarnie’s Sketchbook in Practise exercises, and practical Tool Box videos.
Email: [email protected]

AMBER HALSALL SBA Fellow – Kent, Sussex

Amber teaches both watercolour and coloured pencils for beginners and improvers, in Tonbridge & the surrounding area, and at West Dean College.

Please see Ambers website for more info

HELEN HANSON BA SBA Fellow – Kent, Sussex

Ink and coloured pencil landscape courses:

Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake,
Booking and contact: 01768 776276

2 day workshops in her Deal studio by arrangement. Tuition for small groups
(maximum 6, minimum 3).

Local weekly groups for Botanical Coloured Pencil and “Nature into Art” in Deal, Kent.
Beginners welcome. See website for details. 


The Grove Building, Mere, Wiltshire-
Contact Christina for details.

Christina no longer tutors week-long residential courses on botanical painting at The Kingcombe Centre

In addition, Christina leads workshops for private groups and societies interested in botanical painting. Contact Christina for details if you would like her to visit your group.

SUSAN HILLIER FSBA – Somerset and Cornwall

Occasional workshops and short courses at Field breaks venues, and at Dillington House.
Tel: 01726 73696,

JACKIE ISARD SBA Fellow- Online tuition

Please contact me to register [email protected] Check my website for more details and course outlines:

Online: Mixing Watercolour Accurately Course for Botanical
Online: Fine Details & Finishing Techniques Course
Helpful and friendly tuition with full speedy appraisals. Join at any time, they run all year round.

Bristol venue courses at Brackenwood Plant & Garden Centre Saturday morning sessions and 1 & 2 full day themed courses. See my website for more information,

ANNA MASON SBA Fellow- Online tuition

Anna runs a successful Online School with video tutorials.


Short courses for all abilities in botanical painting held at West Dean College. For more info go to Sandrines website.


Both qualified teachers they offer a wealth of experience, practice and passion to their masterclasses and workshops in Botanical Art.
For info see Roberts website


Angeline holds various botanical watercolour workshops, for more info please see Angelines website


Sophie holds regular workshops around West London and also private tuition in drawing and painting.
For more info please visit  Sophies Website

KATE NUTTALL SBA Fellow- Northamptonshire

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.
Also at

For more info on all the workshops visit Kate’s website.

JANIE PIRIE SBA Fellow – Suffolk, Cumbria

Janie is a tutor on the SBA diploma course and she holds various coloured pencil workshops around the UK,
including Higham HallFlatford Mill and at Cambridge University Botanical Gardens

For more info check out Janie’s website.


One and three-day courses, suitable for all levels at Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Tel No:- 01223 336265

Weekend Courses at Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Tel No :- 01284787372               email : [email protected]


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: [email protected]

GAEL SELLWOOD PSBA, 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,

BILLY SHOWELL PSBA – online/various places

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

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 [email protected]

Classes at Wisley RHS gardens in Surrey,
Please book through the RHS’s website Wisley Courses 2020/21

SOYOUNG SIN SBA Fellow – South Korea

Regular Botanical Art & Illustration courses in Colour-pencil & Watercolour 
1. Botanical Art & Illustration Lecturer in Global Institute for Future Learning, Gachon University
2. Botanical Art Lecturer in Institute of Continuing Education, Yonsei University
3. Korea Botanical Arts Cooperative
KBAC Website
Tel. 82-70-4333-5727

ANN SWAN SBA Fellow – Wiltshire

Inspirational and supportive teaching and studio workshops from one of the leading coloured pencil botanical artists in the UK.
For more info please go to:

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Anne also holds workshops at Field breaks venues


Weekly classes in the Bath area and occasional two day workshops. Also runs workshops for botanical art groups around the country on a range of subjects, as requested. Online versions of the popular Painting Leaves and Painting Wet-in-Wet tutorials are available to purchase at along with a number of other tutorials – both short free videos, longer tutorials to purchase and instructional leaflets to download.

Sculpture by the Lakes
Venue: Sculpture by the Lakes, Pallington Lakes, Dorchester, DT2
Further Details and Contact for booking:

For more information see or email [email protected]

CLAIRE K WARD SBA Fellow DipSBA(Dist) – Wales, Ceredigion, Powys, Pembrokeshire

Claire will be running accredited courses in natural history and botanical illustration around Wales with Aberystwyth School of Lifelong Learning, for all abilities. The courses are now being taught online via the Universities distance learning platform with the possibilty of blended learning soon.

For more details contact Claire –

Email – [email protected]

SIMON WILLIAMS SBA Fellow – Venues throughout the UK

Simon is the course director of SBA Distance Learning Course.

Courses in botanical and natural history illustration in gouache or watercolour, for all abilities, around the UK, including Plas Tan y Bwlch in Snowdonia and at Nature in Art.

For more details on Simon’s courses visit

Tel: 07931 623173