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NEW For 2015 Online Courses
Secure website delivery. Video demos, interactive content and personal tutorials via Skype

No set schedule for hand in of assignments
so work at your own pace

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LEVEL 1: Foundation (beginners)
available online from mid January 2015

Registrations is continuous. You can join at anytime, receive your starter pack of art materials within 28 days and start work at your own pace through the content. No previous drawing or watercolour experience is necessary.

LEVEL 2: Certificate (intermediate)
available online from mid April 2015
Not suitable for beginners. I need to see a small number of recent works to evaluate your level prior to registration

Botanical Painting Holiday in Umbria, Italy
places available on first week only
Week 1 Thursday 21 May - Thursday 28th May 2015
Week 2 Fri 29th May - Fri 5th June FULL

LONDON: 4 Day Workshop
‘Beginning with Spring’
April 13-16 2015
Chelsea School of Botanical Art
Suitable for absolute beginners,those who lack confidence or need a 'basics’ refresher
I am delighted to be returning to this venue for 2015 at the invitation of the Principal Helen Allen. This 4-day beginners workshop in botanical painting has as its subject Spring flowers.  Demonstrations and 1-2-1 help will introduce all the basic techniques. My ‘no fuss, no fear’ approach creates a relaxed and supportive workshop atmosphere.

CORNWALL: 1 Day Workshop
‘Composition and Colour’
April 28 or 29 or 30
The Wagon House, Lost Gardens of Heligan
Suitable for all levels
Mally Francis has run Botanical Art courses for the past 12 years at her studio in the Lost Gardens of Heligan. She has invited me to run this 1-day workshop where the focus will be on how to approach composition for the botanical artist and the role that colour plays. I am excited to be visiting this magical venue. There is a choice of three consecutive dates but spaces are filling fast so don't delay

About Me
I am a botanical artist and tutor living in North Norfolk in the East of England. Since graduating in 2004 from a Diploma in Botanical Painting (distinction) I have divided my time between teaching and painting. I am a member of The American Society of Botanical Artists and a supporting member of The Dutch Society of Botanical Artists.
What do I offer?
  • Commissioned art
  • Group and 1-2-1 tuition - all levels
  • Distance learning tuition
  • Painting holidays
  • Workshops