paintbotanical

Botanical Art & Tuition

A SINGULAR VISION

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Learn botanical art from Elaine Searle, award-winning artist and tutor.
I offer online tuition, workshops and botanical art holidays.


20% SUMMER
DISCOUNT


Book a Zoomschool
or any online course before
31st August.

…Launching 1 October

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NEW Online Short
'Leafy Character'

ADVANCED BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATES

How to draw and paint realistic GROUPS of leaves, with specific instruction on structure, lighting for form, colour and texture to capture their unique botanical character.

Work from your place...at your own pace.
Video-rich and well structured learning.
6 Months access to online resources.

ENROL NOW FOR 1 OCT LAUNCH

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ZOOM into Autumn/Winter…

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Zoomschool 1
'Nature Table'

NOVEMBER 9-19

Produce a small 'collection' painting using 'finds' from your walks. Learn how to tackle Feather, dried seedpods, leaves and pebbles.

Join me for this unique format of 4 x short Zoom classes over 2 weeks linked by web hosted resources/videos.

Share WIP via a private Facebook group and receive 1-2-1 email feedback.

ONLY 3 PLACES REMAINING

ENROL NOW

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Zoomschool 2
'Bulbs & Roots'

JANUARY 11-21

Capture the beauty of what lies sleeping underground in a drawn and painted study sheet.

Join me for this unique format of 4 x short Zoom classes over 2 weeks linked by web hosted resources/videos.

Share WIP via a private Facebook group and receive 1-2-1 email feedback.

ONLY 8 OF 12 PLACES REMAIN

ENROL NOW

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  • How about a UK study break? With meticulously planned COVID-19 protocol.
    22-27 Nov 'Christmas Roses'

    Helleborus niger is one of my favourite specimens to paint. Get in the mood with a little seasonal sparkle.

    Treat yourself to this great introduction to painting white flowers.

  • Join me at 'The White House' in stunning North Norfolk.

    Laid-back luxury with a bright, airy studio. Be one of only 9 on these residential botanical breaks.'White Botanicals' in late Nov 2020 or Tulipmania! in April 2021.

  • All meals are included

    Breakfast: Pre-chosen continental style will be either delivered to your room or a specific table at the allotted time. Lunch: Light lunch refreshments can be ordered the evening before, and will be delivered on separate covered disposable plates each day. Dinner: Will be served on “distanced” tables.

  • Space to relax and pamper

    North Norfolk offers space, freedom and miles of beaches and country walks. Each tranquil bedroom is individually decorated and has Nespresso coffee, Teapigs Teas and fresh milk. The bathrooms, many with freestanding baths, all have rain showers.

  • Planning for Spring? Tulipmania! 11-17 April 2021

    Together we shall explore painting tulips in watercolour. Specimens from small and discreet to big and blowsy Parrot Tulips will be provided. Pproduce a small study sheet appropriate to your level of experience.


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