Our York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Oct. 23, 24 & 25; open for Glow at the Gardens.

Composition for Botanical Illustration

The arrangement of line, shape and color in artwork is itself an art form. The difference between a pleasant picture and amazing artwork is often found in composition. This course begins with a study of recognized masters and contemporary illustrators. Learn how to use compositional elements and principles in your botanical illustration. Create your own thumbnail compositions and develop insight and expertise to enhance your future illustrations.

No prerequisites.

Fee: $250 member, $300 non-member.


Date(s): Thu, July 26, Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 6-9 p.m.

Instructor: Marjorie Leggitt


• Fri-Sun, Sept. 14-16, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Instructor: Marjorie Leggitt


Date(s): Mon, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 1-4 p.m.

Instructor: Marjorie Leggitt


Dates + Times

Nov. 5
Monday, 1:00 pm