Saturday beginners' botanical illustration

Learn how to accurately draw and paint plant material.

Victoria amazonica illustration

Date and times

  • Saturday 6 June 2020
  • Saturday 13 June 2020
  • Saturday 20 June 2020
  • Saturday 27 June 2020

From 10.30am to 4pm

FULLY BOOKED – Waiting list only 


Kew Gardens


Course fee: £320 (£280 Concessions and Kew members)

Deposit payable on enrolment: £50

Maximum capacity

15 places 

This entry-level course introduces you to the range of skills and techniques required for this highly specialised expression of the illustrator’s art.

You'll learn about the materials, techniques and equipment used by botanical illustrators.

Using pencil, pen and ink and watercolour in a series of small exercises, you will begin to learn how to accurately draw and paint plant material.

This course is suitable for beginners and those with different art backgrounds looking to find out more about botanical illustration.


How to book 

Please email with a contact telephone number or call 020 8332 5641.

Our 2020 course brochure (PDF)