Botanical Illustration


Course Details

  • Location: UW Seattle
  • Duration: 9 weeks
  • Class Times: Evenings
  • Cost : $769

Next Start Date:

March 29, 2017

This course is part of a certificate program. You can also take it without enrolling in the program.

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About this Course

Participants study the classification and identification of botanical subjects as they explore the field of scientific botanical illustration. They work to improve observation skills and continue to develop skills in drawing, composition and facility with both pen and ink and watercolor or gouache. Course includes two scheduled Saturday field trips to the UW Greenhouse and Washington Park, Anacortes, to emphasize on-site nature drawing and observation of a variety of plants in a larger habitat.

Program Overview

This course is part of the Certificate in Natural Science Illustration.

Learning Formats


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.

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This course may earn you 3.0 CEUs - what's this?