Introduction to Botanical Drawing - Award in Creative Craft

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Find out more about drawing and painting techniques, with our Introduction to Botanical Drawing (Entry Level 3) course at Writtle College.

Our part-time course is focused on botanical art and it’s open to all: you don’t need any previous art experience to take part.

As a student at Writtle College you’ll be based on our beautiful countryside campus. We’ll look at formal elements of art; observational drawing; and different drawing, painting and printmaking media. You’ll also create your own art work.

We offer both daytime (Mondays 10am-1pm) and evening (Thursdays 6-9pm) courses.

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Study at Writtle College and:

  • make full use of creative facilities including two design studios
  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • be part of a friendly community on our beautiful countryside campus.


Having successfully completed this course, you’ll have the practical skills to progress to a Level 1 or 2 qualification and develop a portfolio of work.

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