The Ness School of Botanical Artists has a long tradition of
teaching and training those who wish to understand the art of
Botanical Painting including illustration from beginners to the
All the resident tutors have exhibited at the Royal
Horticultural Society and achieved medals for their entries and
have teaching or Botanical Illustration qualifications.
Through the classes, all have access to the Gardens and have
used the many plants, some rare and only found at Ness as specimens
for illustrations. For some this has led to book illustration and
special projects including joint RHS entries.
Drawing techniques with Pencil
Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd March
The opportunity to learn and improve your skills under the
guidance of renowned Botanical Artist Julie Small...
Tuesday 4th June
The opportunity to explore the depths of tone and translucency
offered by coloured pencils when drawing flowers and plants...