Botanical Illustration is precise detailed work, a combination of art and science. This studio based watercolour course is for all ability levels: no experience of art or botany is required, just commitment. We aim to enjoy working in an atmosphere of relaxed industry. Students will work at their own pace on the subject of their choice. The course will cover the use of basic materials and methods for beginners and will offer professional advice to advanced students. The emphasis will be on individual development.
Residential Fees From: £583. Non Residential: £406
Course runs from Lunch on Monday to Lunch on Thursday.
Susan Hillier is an established illustrator and botanical painter, who has exhibited widely and has had several solo exhibitions. She has illustrated plant and gardening books and worked as a scientific illustrator at Kew Gardens. Susan has RHS medals and has recorded orchids for the RHS. Recently she completed many illustrations for seven gardening books by Alan Titchmarsh. She is a founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists and teaches on their Diploma course. Susan enjoys teaching and has extensive experience teaching art at all levels.
Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.
All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.
Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.
All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.