Botanical Drawing and Painting Course

Botanical Drawing and Painting with Debbie Devauden

One-day course – at Hay Castle, Clore Space

An introduction to painting beautiful botanical studies. You will receive both fresh and dried subjects – seed heads and pods – to work from, or you can take inspiration from plants growing in the Castle grounds!

This course is run in partnership with Debbie Devauden Beautiful Botanicals.

Date: Saturday 27th August 2022

Time: 10am – 3.30pm

Location: The Clore Space, Hay Castle

What will I do and learn?

  • Gain an overview of how to start a Botanical Illustration and what to look for in your chosen specimen
  • Learn how to use pencil, drawing pens, and watercolour to produce a finished image
  • Understand how to choose and mix the best suitable colours to match your specimen.
  • Be able to add very fine details with specific brushes.

How much does it cost?

We have 4 free tickets available for Powys residents, with thanks to the UK Community Renewal Fund. First come, first serve!

We would like our short courses to be available to all regardless of ability to pay. We, therefore, ask you to pay what you can towards this event. We have tickets available at a lower rate of £10, and at a higher rate of £50. If you will struggle to purchase a ticket, please get in touch with us at

Read more information and book your ticket via the Eventbrite page!


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