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Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Workshop/Course, from 6 Jun 2020



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This entry-level course introduces you to the range of skills and techniques required for this highly specialised expression of the illustrator’s art.

You'll learn about the materials, techniques and equipment used by botanical illustrators.

Using pencil, pen and ink and watercolour in a series of small exercises, you will begin to learn how to accurately draw and paint plant material.

This course is suitable for beginners and those with different art backgrounds looking to find out more about botanical illustration.

Coach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxPublic toiletsWheelchairs available

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Dates Times
Sat 6 Jun 2020 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 13 Jun 2020 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 20 Jun 2020 10:30 to 16:00
Sat 27 Jun 2020 10:30 to 16:00


Course fee: £320 (£280 Concessions and Kew members)

Deposit payable on enrolment: £50



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Map reference: TQ 187773  Lat: 51.48254 Long: -0.29120

Public transport is very convenient and there is limited parking. Victoria Gate is on Kew Road (A307) and is a 7 minute walk from Kew Gardens Station.
TUBE: Kew Gardens
TRAIN: Kew Gardens and Kew Bridge
BUS: 65, 237, 267, 391
CAR: Coming from the south or west on the A316 or M3 motorway (which becomes the A316) turn left at the Richmond roundabout onto Kew Road (A307). You will see the Pagoda to your left - park in a permitted place, alongside the Gardens, on Kew Road.
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Parking: with charge


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available