Botanical Art Courses Designed to Go Beyond Botany

The Academy of Botanical Art℠

provides a complete botanical art education. 


develop Your creativiTY by Taking Art Classes

 At the Academy of Botanical Art℠, you can develop your artistic skills with a focus on painting and drawing botanical subjects based on Renaissance techniques. Learn more about our products including art supplies and textbooks by visiting our store. 


Course Registration

 The Academy of Botanical Art℠ offers an open-enrollment. Students can enroll in classes, work on projects of their choice, or follow the Academy’s program based on O.M. Braida-Chiusano’s “Ten Steps – A Course in Botanical Art & Illustration” book series. 


Refund Policy

 If a student wishes to withdraw from courses at the Academy, a notification of at least seven (7) days before the first day of the class is required for a full refund (less registration fee, any book materials, supplies, or shipping). Once the student has begun their purchased class sequence, a partial refund may be provided based on the seven-day notice and the balance of classes unused. 

Recommended Sequence of Academy Courses

  1. Botanical Drawing I
  2. Botanical Drawing II
  3. Botanical Watercolor I
  4. Botanical Watercolor II
  5. Research on Internet
  6. Botanical Drawing III
  7. Botanical Drawing IV
  8. Botanical Watercolor III
  9. Pen & Ink I and II
  10. Plant Morphology
  11. Botanical Watercolor IV
  12. Business of Art
  13. Electives*

 *Note: You can take electives intermittently or at the end of your course sequence. Inquire about how to apply your previous life experiences toward your elective study. 

Studio 20 Class Schedule
    Weekdays: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
    Saturdays: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

One Day Workshop Schedules

     10am to 5pm

Two & Three Day Workshop Schedules

10:00am to 3:30pm