Sandrine Maugy

Sandrine is a botanical artist who has been teaching at West Dean since 2005. She is a member of the Society of Botanical Artists and of the Society of Floral Painters and has won numerous awards for her exhibited work. She writes regularly for Artists & Illustration Magazine and her first book on botanical painting was published in 2013.

Describe your approach to teaching.

My approach to teaching includes many demonstrations as well as some more formal lectures, along with personal advice, instructions and feedback.

What inspires your own work?

My work is inspired by the beauty of nature, the colours in the garden and the way light plays on the bright hues of flowers, foliage and fruit.

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