Tutoring & News
Coming up for Term 1 starting in October - Face to face courses
8 & 9th October - Fungi illustration at the CAT centre, Machynlleth,
6th Oct for 7 weeks - Watercolour for Everyone, Aberystwyth venue,
24th Nov. to 9th Mar 23 - Botanical Illustration - Aberystwyth venues.
21st & 22nd May 23 - Mosses/lichens at the CAT centre
New 5 credit online modules for term 3. April 2022
Illustrating Insects','- Illustrating the lower plants 'Ferns', 'Illustrating Dragonflies'
Jan 2022 - Happy new year everyone!!!
My new online modules with Aberystwyth LLL starting in February will be:
'Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens - Illustrating the lower plants',
'The Kitchen Garden - back to basics, for Beginners in Botanical Watercolour',
'Illustrating Feathers' and
'Drawing for Well-being'
Exciting news as I became one of the presidents of the SBA - The Society of Botanical Artists. Really looking forward to working with my co-presidents and team.
Sept 2021 - My new online modules with Aberystwyth LLL will be: 'Botanical Illustration 1',
'Drawing Seedheads in Graphite',
'Drawing for Well-being',
'Watercolour for Everyone
Aug 2021 - I'm thrilled to have my pen illustration of Wistman's Wood included in the just-published book 'Natural History Illustration in Pen & Ink' by Sarah Morrish.
July 2021 - A new module, 'Illustrating Dragonflies' begins on the 31st.
April 2021 - New online modules with Aberystwyth LLL:
'Drawing for Well-being',
'Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens',
'The Kitchen Garden - back to basics, for Beginners in Botanical Watercolour'.
Oct - 2020 - Starting a program of various courses around Ceredigion, Powys and Pembrokeshire, as a tutor with Aberystwyth Lifelong Learning, which is celebrating its 100th birthday this year! The modules I will teach will now be via distance learning due to Covid; including 'Illustrating feathers', and 'Drawing seed-heads in graphite'
3 - 8 May 2020 - SBA residential course at Plas Tan Y Bwlch in Snowdonia - with Simon Williams & Claire Ward - 'Botanical sketchbooking' - Learn how to make a botanical sketchbook study page and work it up to a final painting. Sketching, drawing, painting & colour fundamentals presentations and demonstrations.
Unfortunately, this course has been postponed due to the Coronavirus situation.
Oct - 2019 - Started on the 'Waxcaps of Wales' conservation project by Plantlife
Aug - 2019 - Commission of Strawberry and rhubarb paintings for Liberté Yoghurts in Canada
May 2019 - Workshop on ‘Botanical sketchbooking’ for the Irish Society of Botanical Artists at Dublin Botanical Gardens; we covered every aspect of ‘sketch-booking nature’ including how to make your own sketch-books from scratch.