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Botanical – The Slow and Mindful Art

Elaine Searle, UK master artist and tutor offers botanical watercolour workshops, painting holidays and online courses

Not so fast! Learn to look not merely glance. You will find that slow can be surprisingly liberating. Give yourself permission to try a more mindful art journey – drawing and painting the slow and natural way.

Short Workshops

25-27 July 2016
Creating a Botanical Still Life
Barnsdale Lodge, Rutland
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2016 Painting Holidays

Only a very few spaces remain!
2–9 September 2016
‘Sights and Tastes of the Vineyard’
Hotel il Collaccio, Preci, Umbria
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Online Foundation Course

Self-paced with videos and email/Skype support

The current course is full but new enrolment will open in August 2016. Spaces are limited and usually fill fast. Download a brochure and contact me to secure a space
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Diploma Course

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a very special two year part-time Botanical Painting Diploma Course offered by Chelsea School of Botanical Art

I am Course Director working with Helen Allen the Principal and applications are now being accepted for the next course which starts in January 2017.

Visit the school for an information session.

2017 Painting Holidays

Full details and prices will follow soon
25 May–1 June 2017
‘Berries and Flora of Early Summer’
Hotel il Collaccio, Preci, Umbria
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2–9 June 2017
‘Composition in Focus’
Hotel il Collaccio, Preci, Umbria
24–31 August 2017
‘Late Summer Nature Table’
Hotel il Collaccio, Preci, Umbria
1–8 September 2017
‘Fruits in Focus’
Hotel il Collaccio, Preci, Umbria