Course Information: Botanical Illustration


About this course

Course code
320572
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Beginners, flower painters and botanists are all welcome. Something for everyone, from those who want to acquire basic skills to those wanting to extend or improve their existing skills.

Dates and times

From 08 Jan 2018 to 19 Mar 2018
Mon 10:00-12:00
for 10 weeks

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08 Jan 2018
10:00 to 12:00
15 Jan 2018
10:00 to 12:00
22 Jan 2018
10:00 to 12:00
29 Jan 2018
10:00 to 12:00
05 Feb 2018
10:00 to 12:00
19 Feb 2018
10:00 to 12:00
26 Feb 2018
10:00 to 12:00
05 Mar 2018
10:00 to 12:00
12 Mar 2018
10:00 to 12:00
19 Mar 2018
10:00 to 12:00

Location

Kentwood
Kentwood Centre
Kingsdale Road
London
SE20 7PR


with Mayumi Hashi

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is 106 , the concession rate is 85. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Fees payable for online enrolment

  • 106.00 (course fee)

Description

Beginners, flower painters and botanists are all welcome. Something for everyone who loves plants, for those who want to acquire basic skills or improve their existing skills.

What can students expect?

Step by step instructions for beginners and near beginners, combined with extension of existing skills for more advanced students, considering mediums, techniques and styles of work.
You will also increase your observation skills, drawing skills, water colour techniques and mixing colour skills.

Late starters allowed?

Yes, with agreement of the tutor.

Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills required

You will need to be able to understand both written and verbal information and instructions in English, be able to measure accurately and complete basic calculations. The tutor will explain any specialist terms used.

Entry Requirements

N/A

Assessment Method

This is a non-accredited course. You will be assessed informally by your tutor during classroom activities. There will be regular opportunities to review your progress.

Language of Instruction

English.

Language of Assessment

English.

External qualification?

No, you will have the(optional)opportunity to apply to exhibit at the RHS London show as part of a group competing for one of the four medals available.

Previous experience required?

No.

What is the progression route?

You may like to exhibit your work, work towards an external diplomas or volunteer work. Experienced artists may like to exhibit their paintings at external exhibitions, i.e. RHS/SBA (Society of Botanical Artists).

Are there any extra costs?

There is a small additional cost for flowers. You will also have to provide your own watercolour paint set and paper. The tutor will advise at the first session.

Are there any set books?

No.

Work set between sessions?

In order to fully benefit from this course, it is advisable to practice the skills learnt between sessions.

Equipment Required

Please bring any equipment you may have(pencils/coloured pencils/watercolour/paper/model etc.). Beginners to the subject should wait until after the first session before buying any materials. The tutor will advise and also provide beginners with the basic materials required for the first session only.

Teaching method/style?

This is a practical, workshop style course with a mixture of group demonstration, small group and 1 to 1 tutorials, observation and questions and answers.