Education

Member Courses

PENNY BROWN SBA Fellow – Dorset

Courses in graphite pencil drawing and cut paper collage. One day themed workshops and longer courses 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; www.dorsetcreativeartclasses.co.uk

Kingcombe Centre
Venue: The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0EQ
Further Details and Contact for booking; www.kingcombe.org/courses.

Sculpture by the Lakes
Venue: Sculpture by the Lakes, Pallington Lakes, Dorchester, DT2
Further Details and Contact for booking; www.sculpturebythelakes.co.uk

More details on Penny’s website;   www.pennybrownillustrations.com

ANNIE CASSEZ SBA Fellow – France

Weekly courses and occasional workshops in graphite and coloured pencils at the artist’s studio.

Venue: 17390 Ronce les Bains France

More information at: anniecassez@yahoo.fr
www.anniecassez.com

SUSAN CHRISTOPHER-COULSON SBA Fellow – Cumbria, West Sussex

Courses for all abilities including beginners using coloured pencils.

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

Workshops also available to private botanical art societies /groups.

Visit Susan’s website for more information: www.susanchristophercoulson.co.uk

SOPHIE CROSSART SBA Fellow – Heidelberg, Germany

Sophie teaches weekly courses and weekend workshops in botanical watercolour painting (in English and German). Open to all levels, including beginners.

Online classes & workshops: Live on Zoom. Including access to her extensive online library with tips and how-to’s. Language: English and German.

For more information and to book visit: www.sophiecrossart.com

Private mentoring: Online or in Heidelberg, depending on availability.

For more information see www.sophiecrossart.com or email contact@sophiecrossart.com

Volkshochschule Heidelberg, Germany: Weekly in-person class “Botanische Kunst: Aquarellmalen wie die alten Meister”. Language: German.

Please book through the Volkshochschule: www.vhs-hd.de.

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

Shevaun holds various workshops in Ireland and abroad.

Greek Botanical Painting Courses – Info: lagouraxi.com/greek-botanical-painting-course

During 2024, Shevaun will also be teaching at Atelier Clos Mirabel in France – Info: atelier.clos-mirabel.com

Shevaun 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.

Website: www.rosfranklin.co.uk
Email: ros_frankin18@hotmail.co.uk

AMBER HALSALL SBA Fellow – Kent, Sussex

I am no longer running classes at adult education in Kent but am still available for private lessons, small groups of friends or workshops for art societies either in person or on zoom.

Contact me at amberhalsall@hotmail.co.uk for availability.

SUSAN HILLIER SBA Fellow – Somerset and Cornwall

Tel: 01726 73696, susanhillier@tiscali.co.uk

JACKIE ISARD SBA Fellow- Online tuition – Bristol

Please contact me to register jackieisard@googlemail.com. Check my website for more details and course outlines: www.jibotanicals.co.uk

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, www.jibotanicals.co.uk

VINCENT JEANNEROT SBA Fellow – France, Greece 2023

GREECE 2023– Botanical watercolour workshop  9 – 16 Sept 2023
Please visit here: lagouraxi.com/fin-dete-en-grece

MINJU KIM SBA Fellow, KBAA, BAAK – South Korea

Regular Botanical Art & Illustration courses in Colored pencil & Watercolour, including Korean Traditional Medium.
Online and offline classes are available. 

Botanical Art Agency of Korea
BAAK Website : baak.or.kr
Address : 2 Floor, 25, Jungang-ro 156beon-gil, Nam-gu, Ulsan, Republic of Korea
Post : 44691
 
Tel. 82-80-7724-1205

ANNA MASON SBA Fellow- Online tuition

Anna runs a successful Online School with video tutorials.

SANDRINE MAUGY SBA Fellow-  Sussex

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

KATE NUTTALL SBA Fellow- Northamptonshire

Classes at www.ten2gallery.co.uk Hinckley, 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.

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

JANIE PIRIE SBA Fellow – Suffolk, Cumbria, Cambridge

Janie is a tutor on the SBA diploma course and she holds various coloured pencil workshops around the UK,
including Higham Hall, www.field-studies-council.org and at Cambridge University Botanic Gardens

For more info check out Janie’s website.

REINHILD RAISTRICK SBA Fellow– East Anglia  

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

BILLY SHOWELL PPSBA – online/various places

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

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

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

SOYOUNG SIN SBA Fellow – South Korea

Regular Botanical Art & Illustration courses in Colour-pencil & Watercolour 
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:  www.annswan.co.uk

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JULIA TRICKEY SBA Fellow – Bath

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. 

Sculpture by the Lakes
Venue: Sculpture by the Lakes, Pallington Lakes, Dorchester, DT2
Further Details and Contact for booking: www.sculpturebythelakes.co.uk

For more information see www.juliatrickey.co.uk or email julia@juliatrickey.co.uk

CLAIRE K WARD PSBA DipSBA(Dist) Online tuition – Wales

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 being taught online via the University’s distance learning platform and also some are blended learning which is online and in classes.

For more details contact Claire –

Email – ckbotanica@gmail.com
Website: claireward.net

CHRISTIANA HALE WEBB – Norfolk

Short courses for all abilities in botanical art, painting in watercolour.
 
Please email: chwebb.art@gmail.com 

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.

For more details on Simon’s courses visit the website: www.swillustrations.com 
Tel: 07931 623173

JILL WINCH SBA Fellow – Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire borders

Classes are held from the studio at home on Mondays and Wednesdays in watercolour, drawing and coloured pencils.

Spring Tulips and Bulbs – 11th  & 12th March at Missenden School of Creative Arts. Learn how to use your waterproof pens and watercolour pencils to produce beautiful botanical illustrations using the wonderful spring tulips and bulbs.

Contact: Missenden school of creative arts

Jill also holds classes throughout the year at the Settlement, Letchworth 01462 682828

  www.letchworthsettlement.org.uk

For information on all future courses contact Jill
email: jillwinch@icloud.com

website: www.jillwinch.com

mobile: 07799885109