Level 2 Award in Botanical Art

This OCN Accredited Art and Design course provides the learners with the opportunity of creating images of plants in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. The course combines art and science, learners will complete compositions to represent the structure and forms of plants, with the use of a variety mediums including pencil and watercolour.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 11027
Campus: Holywood
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Horticulture

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Course Overview
This is a one year course leading to a Level 2 Award in Art and Design and is assessed by the completion of a sketchbook and final composition. 

Botanical Illustration

Tonal Drawing Methods

You are interested in plants and would like to explore the discipline of botanical drawing. 

How to represent plants and their botanical structures in three dimensions on a two dimensional surface, methods of colour, tone and composition.

Creating botanical art alongside other enthusiastic learners, and surrounded by our horticulture facilities at SERC's Holywood Campus. 

You can progress on to any of our Level 2 Certificate courses including Gardening Skills, Plant Knowledge, Growing Organic Fruit and Veg or Garden Design. 

You will need basic art materials including a sketchbook, pencils, watercolours and brushes. A full list of materials will be available at the beginning of the course.

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