Education

Member Courses

CAROLE ANDREWS  SBA Fellow– 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:
[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; 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

SUSAN CHRISTOPHER-COULSON SBA Fellow

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

MARY DILLON SBA Fellow – Barcelona, USA and Transylvania

Botanical art Workshops 2020, For beginners, improvers and experienced painters.

Visit marydillonbotanicalart.com for the latest info on workshops

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

Shevaun is the vellum tutor on the SBA’s diploma and she 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.

GAYNOR DICKESON SBA Fellow DipSBA(Dist) ASBA – West Sussex and Online Tuition

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

Gaynor now has an online botanical art course –  Subscribe here

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 2020 classes and workshops via her website.

Website: www.rosfranklin.co.uk
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.

Websitewww.sketchbooksquirrel.com
Email: [email protected]

JANE GOODSON SBA Fellow DipSBA – 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

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

YVONNE GLENISTER HAMMOND SBA Fellow – Bedfordshire

Botanical painting weekend courses for beginners and advanced students at Knuston Hall, Irchester, Wellingborough.
See more info on  www.hammondbotanics.com

HELEN HANSON BA SBA Fellow – Kent, Sussex

Ink and coloured pencil landscape courses:

Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake,
Booking and contact: 01768 776276 www.highamhall.com

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.
www.helenhanson.co.uk 

CHRISTINA HART-DAVIES FSBA – Hants and Wiltshire

The Grove Building, Mere, Wiltshire
Probably 13 June and 5th September
Dates to be  confirmed soon!
Contact Christina for details.

Christina no longer tutors week-long residential courses on botanical painting at The Kingcombe Centre. However, there will be two long weekends (Friday teatime to Sunday teatime) in 2020:
15 – 17 May 2020 Summer Plants in Watercolour
9 – 11 October 2020 Autumn Plants in Watercolour
Contact the Centre for details or ring (01300) 320684.

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, susanhillier@tiscali.co.uk

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.

ROBERT MCNEILL SBA Fellow ASBA & FIONA STRICKLAND PGSE – Scotland, 

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 DE MEESTER SBA Fellow – Kent, Surrey

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

SOPHIE NEWNHAM SBA Fellow- London

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 www.ten2gallery.co.uk

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.

REINHILD RAISTRICK SBA Fellow– East Anglia   

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]

CHRISTOPHER RYLAND BA, ATC, SBA Fellow – 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: [email protected]

ELAINE SEARLE BA(Hons) FLS SBA Fellow – Mallorca, Italy and Norfolk

Elaine provides online tuition and also holds workshops and masterclasses for all abilities, including a 10 week course in Norfolk and courses in Mallorca and Italy.

Please visit www.paintbotanical.com for more information.

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, www.gaelsellwood.co.uk.
Also regular 2 and 3 day workshops held in the studio on various topics.

Gael also holds workshops at Field breaks venues

BILLY SHOWELL PSBA – 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 [email protected]

Classes at Wisley RHS gardens in Surrey,
Please book through the RHS’s website Wisley Courses 2019/2020

JULIE SMALL SBA Fellow Lancashire and Derbyshire

Residential courses in Botanical Illustration, mainly in graphite pencil.
Derbyshire :     Field Breaks,Castleton
or E-mail :[email protected]
Beginners and more experienced students welcome.

[email protected] or  01744 608323

DIANNE SUTHERLAND SBA Fellow ASBA– Online Courses

A range of online courses available for varying abilities and interests; Including graphite, watercolour and painting on vellum.

For more info please go to: www.botanicalart-online.com

Dianne also holds workshops at Field breaks venues

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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Anne also holds workshops at Field breaks venues

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. Online versions of the popular Painting Leaves and Painting Wet-in-Wet tutorials are available to purchase at juliatrickeyart.teachable.com 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: www.sculpturebythelakes.co.uk

For more information see www.juliatrickey.co.uk or email [email protected]

SUE VIZE SBA Fellow – Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Cumbria

Artist and author of ‘Botanical Drawing using Graphite and Coloured Pencils’ published by Crowood Press
Website:  www.suevize.com
Tel: 07977 689092
Email:  [email protected]

 Botanical Drawing workshops in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire.  All levels of ability are welcome.  Experience is not always necessary, just a desire to work in detail and a love of plants.  Full tuition given in the use of coloured pencil or graphite pencil with one-to-one guidance throughout.

 Venues:
Long Eaton Art Room, Long Eaton, Derbyshire – One day workshops and weekly classes

The Art Room, Barlow, Derbyshire – One day workshops

WI Hall, Lowdham, Nottingham – One day workshops

Bookings through [email protected]
www.suevize.com

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

Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, Derbyshire – Residential breaks

Bookings through Field Breaks    [email protected]breaks.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     [email protected]     www.artison.co.uk

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

Claire will be running courses in natural history and botanical illustration  around Wales with Aberystwyth School of Lifelong Learning, for all abilities.
For more details contact Claire –

Email – [email protected]
Website: claireward.net

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 www.swillustrations.com or Tel: 07931 623173

JILL WINCH SBA Fellow, DipEGS – Hertfordshire

Botanical painting classes, from Jill’s studio in Hertfordshire. Tuition in watercolour and coloured pencils, all levels welcome.
Weekend courses held at Missenden Abbey, Bucks.

 

Tel: 01462 713769