Practical Course in Botanical Art

The well-known botanical artist, Ms Holly Somerville (see here) will be running a two-day practical courses based in the Trinity College Botanic Gardens at Dartry, Dublin 6 (nearest Luas Station, Milltown). Holly is a trained botanist and illustrator, and will give drawing and layout guidance before getting started with detailed watercolour painting using the rich variety of subject matter available at the gardens.

In the Autumn course, and following previous years’ very successful model, all abilities will be catered for, as each participant will receive individual tuition. Tea and coffee will be provided (but not lunch) and materials will be supplied.

How to apply
Please email Sophia – botany@tcd.ie – to confirm your participation.
Places are very few in number and strictly limited.

The course will cost €70 per day or €130 for both days. Full payment in advance is essential and required to secure your place. Please note that all monies are non-refundable except in the event of course cancellation.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘TCD no. 1 account’ and sent to The Executive Officer, Discipline of Botany,
Trinity College, Dublin 2. Cash payments can be made in person during normal office hours to The Executive Officers
at the above address.

Date and time
The course will run in Autumn 2015 on 9th and 10th September. All sessions start at 10.30 a.m. and end at 4.00 p.m.

Source: TCD - Practical Course in Botanical Art