Studio Workshops


I am delighted to announce that I will be re-opening the studio for face-to-face tuition in April 2022.


  • smaller classes – maximum 10 persons – well spaced tables
  • large screen with excellent overhand camera for watching my demos safely
  • re-stocked mini-shop


  • Lovely lunches
  • Lovely garden, with new seating areas
  • Chocolate biscuits and homemade cakes
  • Mozart

By popular request, most of my classes will continue on Zoom –

Botanical art workshops

Inspirational and supportive teaching  with one of the leading  botanical artists working in coloured pencil in the UK.

  • Ann’s bright, spacious studio is set in a lovely village in Wiltshire near the medieval market town of Devizes.
  • The studio is equipped with drawing boards, magnifiers, light boxes and a digital microscope plus an over-hand projector and NEW large screen for easy viewing of  demos.
  • The studio looks out onto Ann’s delightful, well stocked, Victorian walled garden with outside seating for lunches.
  • Lunches, coffee, a selection of teas, biscuits and cakes provided. Any special dietary requirements should be noted on the booking form.
  • (Please note whilst we are happy to cater for vegetarians, gluten free and specific allergies we cannot cater for specialist diets such as vegan or keto for example – if you are following one of these diets please contact Ann for a refund of £5 per day and bring your own lunch)
  • Workshops run from 10.30am and finish at 3.30pm.  
  • Seasonal or specific plant material is provided subject to availability and students are encouraged to bring any plant material they would like to work on.

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  • Beginners Two-Day Introduction to Coloured Pencil


    • 9th - 10th August 2022 'Beginners Coloured Pencil Workshop 9 & 10 August'

      Welcome Back to My Studio to Learn How I use Coloured Pencils

      • Learn about the materials and techniques I use in my work with a smaller class (maximum 8) with individual tables

      • Start with simple subjects, single fruits and leaves to try out these techniques

      • I  will guide you with demonstrations you can watch on a large screen without leaving your seats

      • You will leave with lots of information, some colour mixing templates and small studies of the various techniques
      • This is an excellent workshop to get you started drawing plants with coloured pencils. Once completed you would be able to join any of my other worksho

      This workshop runs from 10.30 am-3.30pm with a buffet lunch (hopefully in the garden), teas, coffee and cake.

    Learn about the materials and techniques Ann uses in her vibrant botanical pictures. Learn how to layer and burnish to achieve smooth colour application and with Ann’s guidance, get started with leaves and simple coloured forms such as tomatoes and plums.

  • Two Day Themed Workshops


    For intermediate students or students who have done the Beginners Two Day Workshop. Workshops run from 10am-4pm.


    • One Day Workshops

      £80.00 or 5 for £350.00

      • Primarily for intermediate students
      • Beginners are also welcome
      • Students work on their own projects or use plant material available at the time

      More information about Ann’s One Day Workshops

    01380 724788
    Rowde Court Studio, Marsh Lane, Rowde, Wiltshire, SN10 2NW
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