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Botanical Illustration: Inspired by Flowers


Monday 12th July

Join our one-day workshop botanical illustration workshop suitable for all abilities.  Working with specimens from the garden, create accurate botanical studies with guidance from professional botanical art tutor Leigh Ann Gale.

Enjoy the array of summer colour, creating a seasonal painting of colourful blossom or foliage using watercolours and/or coloured pencils.

You will need to provide your own cartridge paper and pencils (2H or H) for drawing, and watercolours and sable brushes for painting and/or coloured pencils. You will also need some hot-pressed paper for painting, which may be purchased from Leigh Ann at a small additional cost (usually 50p – £1 depending on size). Please also bring tracing paper if you have it.

Leigh Ann Gale trained at the English Gardening School, Chelsea Physic Garden, and since graduating in 2004 has become a Fellow of the Hampton Court Palace Florilegium Society. She is also a member of the The Sydney Florilegium and the Nymans Florilegium Society. Leigh Ann is an RHS medallist and her work is featured in The Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Pittsburgh, USA plus many private collections both in the UK and abroad. She is the author of ‘Botanical Illustration – the complete guide. Leigh Ann teaches botanical art and illustration throughout Sussex and Surrey.

Cost: £90 per person, to include vegetarian lunch in the garden and refreshments

Date:  12 July 2021, 10.30am to 4pm.

PLEASE BOOK ONLINE. If you are unable to pay online, please contact us to find out about alternative ways of paying.

Venue: The Garden House, 5 Warleigh Road, Brighton BN1 4NT

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