Botanical Art & Illustration Classes

Contemporary botanical art captures the beauty of the natural world with precision, and our extraordinary instructors share their expertise in this nurturing yet rigorous program. NYBG offered North America’s first formal botanical art certificate program, and remains a leader in the discipline after more than three decades. This program offers a well-rounded array of courses that can be enjoyed singly, just for fun, or lead to a Certificate.

Click here for an overview of the Certificate Program.


July

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
211BIL140EO 07/08 We 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Practice techniques learned in Botanical Watercolor I using live subjects such as leaves, stems, and fruit. Emphasis is on realistic portrayal of botanical subjects and traditional more...
211BIL332O 07/18 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm James
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
211BIL244O 07/25 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Capture the beautiful colors of the unique tropical bird of paradise flower while learning more...
211BIL211O 07/26 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

August

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Enjoy painting botanical watercolors in a relaxed atmosphere. This class is designed for both inexperienced students and those who wish to improve their skills. Lectures and more...
211BIL140FO 08/03 Mo 10:00am-2:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Learn the basic watercolor techniques used by botanical artists while painting the beautiful blooms of the rose of sharon, a type of hibiscus flower. A more...
211BIL266O 08/15 Sa 10:00am-3:30pm Vogel
ONLINE

This class will take place online with ample opportunity for one on one feedback from the instructor.
This workshop will impart the instructor's method of using dry brush watercolor to replicate the colors, form, and texture more...
211BIL238O 08/23 Su 10:00am-3:30pm Di Costanzo
ONLINE
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