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Wildlife art and botanical illustration courses

Wildlife art and botanical illustration classes, courses and workshops across the UK. Learn the techniques of drawing and painting the natural world from experienced artists and botanical illustrators.

£195
Oxfordshire - Next course on 1st April 2019
Come and join me and learn how to paint this fabulous, characterful highland cow using pastel blocks, chalks and pencils in this comprehensive two day workshop. 1st & 2nd April 2019 ​1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types...
£110
Berkshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
Spend a whole weekend painting with Louise Gunnersen BA Hons. PGCE specialising in teaching adults. Louise Gunnersen and international colourist painter with many solo exhibitions in the u.k. and abroad. See more of my work via the website link above. Held in my Donnington studio on the edge of Historical Newbury Market Town. I have many years’ experience of teaching art and get joy from seeing my student produces lovely results. These oil painting workshops...
£95
Lincolnshire - Next course on 27th April 2019
You'll learn to paint from plants, flowers and seasonal garden subjects in a beautiful art studio in Lincoln with professional Artist & Illustrator Laura Andrew. Relax and enjoy this nature-inspired course. Working from real botanical subjects, you’ll create beautiful artwork you’ll be proud of. Working at your own pace, Laura will help you achieve more out of pencils, ink and watercolour than you thought possible. You'll produce paintings and drawings of your chosen plants, flowers...
£195
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th April 2019
Two day pet portrait course. Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
£63
Staffordshire
Hello, I've been teaching watercolour painting for over 17 years, and from my own studio for 18 months. I run several classes a week on watercolour painting, each class lasting 2 hours. Beginners are very welcome and are usually joining in with the termly course programme by week 4! I plan a whole term's lessons in advance so you are prepared for your weekly lesson. We learn new techniques, look at the work of professional...
£100
Oxfordshire
Learn to paint a beautiful bumble bee using pastel pencils. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories
£75
Cumbria - Next course on 5th July 2019
Simon travels up once every year from his Dorset studio to take this class. Students may attend for any, either or all of the 1, 2 or 3 days he will be here and can choose whether they wish to paint a Wildilfe or Botanical illustration. He will demonstrate and teach in each subject each day as required. You will be painting and receive instruction in the illustrative use of watercolours and also gouache if...
£100
Oxfordshire
Come and join this fabulous printmaking workshop with Cheryl Manderston. Discover linocut printing with this relief printmaking technique. Learn how to design, cut, carve and print your own design onto lino. This is a relaxing process, producing clear prints and the stamps can be reused again. Get in touch to book.
£40
North Yorkshire - Next course on 17th May 2019
Pastels create soft fur, velvety noses and expressive eyes in realistic or more vibrant, semi-figurative styles. Landscapes and flowers come to life. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. ​ In this 3 hour workshop you will: – experiment with different papers and pastels to find out which ones work for you – learn how to use the many different tools available to pastel artists – develop the skills of blocking in, layering...
£150
Strathclyde - Next course on 13th July 2019
Eco Printing is the natural technique of printing by direct heat contact botanical material on cloth or paper. During this week end you will learn the basic and practise Eco printing on cellulose fibbers that is paper, cotton, linen and jute and protein fibbers that is Silk and Wool. We will use some local Scottish leaves for that purpose. We will add to the Eco Printing process some basic Natural dyes such as Onion Skins,...