Connie Sayas

School of Botanical Art & Illustration

With beautiful state-of-the-art classrooms and a wide variety of online fine 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. Fine art offerings explore a variety of media to pique your interests.

2021 Course Preview Autumn Quarter
This course preview is intended to provide a sample of our offerings Oct. 1 – Dec. 31. Registration for these courses opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, 10 a.m. MT.


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Botanical Illustration Program

Botanical illustration is the well-established tradition of portraying plants for scientific purposes.

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Art Exploration Courses

Our fine art offerings provide opportunities to explore a variety of mediums and techniques harnessing the inspiration of the natural world.

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Science & Art Lectures

Lectures include Café Botanique and other selected lectures.

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In 2020, Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration celebrated 40 years of beautiful, scientific art education. The school also celebrated the 30th anniversary of its certificate program. 

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