Wildlife art and botanical illustration courses

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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.

£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...
£95
Lincolnshire - Next course on 26th July 2018
If you'd like to learn how to draw and paint birds and animals Laura Andrew has lots of experience and knowledge to share with you! Laura trained in London, completing her Degree in Natural History illustration, then went on to illustrate numerous wildlife books. Now an established wildlife artist she works and paints from her beautiful Lincoln art studio which overlooks the city's award-winning arboretum. She invites you to join her in her studio, and...
£95
Lincolnshire
This course is next running on Tuesday 28th August, or Saturday 1st September, 2018. You'll learn to paint plants and flowers 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 and can take home with you. Working at your own pace, Laura will help you achieve more out of pencils, ink...
£40
North Yorkshire
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...
£240
Staffordshire
*If you have completed this course please leave a review below!* 2018 DATES (please click the View Website link to book): March 14-15 (Wed-Thur) Host: Jeremy James Duration: 2 days Times: 9.00-16.00 approx. Ability: Basic > Intermediate Please bring: Photographs/images/drawings of hares, towel, apron, notepad, pen, means of getting your finished work home (e.g. cardboard crate) Important information: Please book early to avoid disappointment. This is a very popular course and due to the intensive...
£600
Lemere - Next course on 13th August 2018
This course is designed to establish a balanced breath, and explore drawing as a means of discovery. The day will begin with a vinyasa yoga class and breath workshop, created to move into an afternoon of drawing. The yoga will prepare for a series of five drawing sessions based on; Observe, Touch, Perspective, Atmosphere and Movement. Each day will conclude with a yoga session. There will be daily workshops, discussions, and individual guidance, focusing on...
£68
Cumbria - Next course on 28th November 2018
New courses for 2018 March 2018 - Landscapes in Ink and Bleach Experiment with various types of ink and a gentle bleach solutions for interesting textures and effects. “Accidental’ reactions between both mediums create dramatic landscape and sky effects, or a more controlled approach can be taken to keep the work ‘tight’. The stunning scenery of the Lake District will be our inspiration for the day. November 2018 Christmas Cards with Ink and Bleach Have...
£520
Devon - Next course on 29th July 2018
Introductory course to botanical illustration based at Slapton Ley Field Centre, run by the Field Studies Council. This 5 day residential art course offers you the opportunity to try out some of the many techniques which are used in this fascinating and absorbing artform. The study of plants can be both therapeutic and relaxing as it can be challenging. Its skill base is many and varied, ranging from observational drawing practices, colour mixing using a...
£397
Suffolk - Next course on 19th October 2018
The perfect art course for animal lovers! Spend 3 inspiring days at historic Flatford Mill, learning to depict animals in art. Whether you wish to paint your pet or a wild animal, the demands are the same. Carole will show you how to paint features and form, texture and pattern, fur, hair, highlights and shadows, as well as how to capture character and expression using watercolours, pastels and pastel pencils. Please bring suitable good material...
£40
Dorset
Your chance to make art inspired by Sir Laurence Whistler’s exquisite engraved windows including a short tour exploring the windows’ origin and meaning. We will be exploring various art mediums during the day and reflecting in this inspirational space. No art experience necessary! Just join us for a day of peace and sanctuary in this church, graveyard and local gardens. We will be silent, make art and have insights in the only church in the...