Laura Quann, “Calla Lily,” colored pencil, 2022.

School of Botanical Art & Illustration

With beautiful state-of-the-art classrooms and a wide variety of online art and botanical illustration courses taught by world-class artists, the school has something for everyone. Whether you are a seasoned artist or have never held a pencil before, our illustration program can teach you all you need to know—from the basics of botany to complex and delicate techniques. Art course offerings explore a variety of media to pique your interests.

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2024 Session 2 Course Catalog

2024 Session 1 Course Catalog


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Nick Elias, “Monet Pool,” watercolor, 2022.

Art Exploration Courses

The school provides creative opportunities inspired by the natural world. Consider a class in nature journaling, collage or printmaking to discover new modes of expression. These classes are open to all, regardless of previous art experience.

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Judy Schoonmaker, “Cyclamen,” acrylic, 2022.

Botanical Illustration Program

Botanical illustration is the well-established tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes. This pathway includes foundation and advanced level courses in botany and a variety of artistic mediums. 

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Brittany Hass, “Understory,” ink and watercolor, 2022.

Engage & Connect

We invite you to explore with us through our series of lectures and lunch-and-learn sessions about professional practices and creative gatherings.

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