Short Courses

Botanical Drawing & Painting I & II

Learn to create an aesthetically pleasing work of botanical art. You will practise line drawing, proportions and tonal studies to capture the essence of a plant.
Lessons include relevant drawing demonstrations and a range of drawing techniques that includes observational study, contour drawing, capturing details, compositional studies and tonal value.

The prerequisite for level II is the completion of the previous level or prior experience. Applicants who wish to join level II and have prior experience in botanical drawing and painting are required to submit art works for trainer’s review. 

Applicants with no prior experience are encouraged to start from level I.


Botanical I: Drawing

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Tue & Thu 28 Feb – 23 Mar 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Botanical II: Painting

No. of classes Days Dates Time
8 Every Tue & Thu 4 Apr – 27 Apr 2023 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Application Information

Course materials

To be advised before the course start date.
Cost of materials: approximately $80, to be purchased by participants.

Who should attend

Art students, art enthusiasts, teachers and/or anyone interested in developing their skills in botanical drawing.

Eligible schemes / subsidies:
Claimable under SkillsFuture Credit
National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy

$520.00 (per unit)

Special package course fee:
(Botanical I + Botanical II)

*Special package course fee cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount and is applicable only upon course registration.

Note: Course/Special package fee not inclusive of application fee and GST.

$301.60 (per unit)
(after National Silver Academy (NSA) subsidy)

Note: NSA fee is inclusive of GST.