Botanical art

Botanical painting – roots and shoots with Mariella Baldwin

Ref: S3D08628

Suitable for all


About this course

Explore the transitional colours of spring from earthy colours and forms of hidden roots, bulbs and tubers contrasting with emerging greens. Techniques include observational drawing and accurate colour mixing together with the application of watercolour paint.


Mariella Baldwin

Mariella Baldwin studied botanical illustration at the English Gardening School, London and received an MA in Visual Arts from Sussex University. Her paintings are held in collections both in the UK and USA. She is a painting member of Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society. Her book 'Botanical Painting' was published in 2011.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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Come and find out what makes West Dean College such an amazing place to study. Explore the studios, take a tour with students, discuss your study options, and find out about funding at our next Open Day on Saturday 9 February 2019.

Suitable for Foundation Degree, Diploma and Masters.

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