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Four-day workshop: Traditional Botanical Painting.

Sunday 17 September 2023 at 10:00 am to Sunday 22 October 2023 at 3:00 pm


Intricate botanical illustration of rockrose.This four-day course running during September and October will be linked with themed workshops, covering the different stages of botanical painting and drawing; suitable for both beginners and more advanced students.

Sharpen up your pencils to improve your drawing skills, working from observation of different plant specimens. Explore different watercolour techniques of wet and dry brushwork and bring drawing and painting skills together, working towards the finished artwork.

Tutor Jenny Brooks Dip.AD, ATC.

Materials required: Please bring a selection of good quality pencils from 2H to 2B, an A3 pad of cartridge paper and a board to rest on for the first session of drawing. The list of painting materials will be discussed during the first session, but please bring paints if already available.

Dates: Runs over four Sundays.

17th September
24th September.
8th October
22nd October

10am until 3pm each day

Course Fee: £196 for four weeks or £49 per week

Book your place

Booking is essential. Please contact the Botanic Garden Office if you are interested in trying a session.

You will need to register your details. You will only be charged once you have confirmed your booking.

Enrolment will close 2 days before the start of the course. We only accept online bookings.

Contact us

If you have any questions contact us at 

Tel: 0117 428 2041


Sunday 17 September 2023 at 10:00 am
Sunday 22 October 2023 at 3:00 pm


Linnaeus study room
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop
Bristol, BS9 1JG United Kingdom
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0117 42 82041

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