Ann Swan SBA - Botanical Artist 



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Telephone: 01380 724788

Address: Rowde Court Studio, Marsh Lane, Rowde, Wiltshire, SN10 2NW


Areas covered:

Holds popular workshops both at her studio in Rowde, Wiltshire or around the UK.


Brief Description of workshops and demos offered:

Programme for 2020

Studio Workshops
Rowde Court Studio, Marsh Lane, Rowde, Wiltshire, SN10 2NW


TWO-DAY STUDIO WORKSHOPS - £170 10.30 am – 4pm Buffet lunch, teas, coffee and cakes

16th-17th September
Exploring Plant Structures – Stamens, Sepals, Stigma and Style
Techniques for depicting intricate details of plant structures
Including veins, textures, hairs, leaf nodes, stamens and more

25th-26th August
Exotic Tropical Fruits and Flowers
Big, bold, colourful ‘in your face’ plants
Looking at composition and creating really strong, vibrant colours
Techniques for underpainting to work with larger scale plants

27th-28th October
Natural Objects – Feathers, Bark, Seedpods and Shells
Discover various techniques for depicting natural forms
Underpainting, embossing, resist all explained


ONE-DAY STUDIO WORKSHOPS - £70 (£25 discount for 5) for all levels including beginners
10.30am -3.30pm Buffet lunch, teas, coffee and cakes included.

The studio is equipped with drawing boards, magnifying glasses and light boxes
A deposit of £30 will secure a place. Booking online at


DEDHAM HALL, SUFFOLK – Book directly


Overseas Holidays


3rd – 10th March 2020
A unique opportunity to join Ann in this truly magical Moroccan garden!
Places still available contact Ann for prices
Includes tuition, accommodation, all meals, airport transfers and a special day trip

21st-29th November 2020
Concentrated drawing at the lovely Finca El Cerillo in Andalucia
Price includes airport transfers at fixed times, tuition, meals and taxis to local restaurants


‘Pencil Potential’ - Basic Coloured Pencil I with feedback from Ann
Complete course £275
clearly structured and illustrated modular workshops
full equipment details
hours of step-by-step instructional videos
feedback from me after completion of each module
a dedicated Facebook gallery page to share your work
work at your own pace - each workshop valid for one year
New places available at the beginning of each month – check website for availability.
Now available WITHOUT FEEDBACK at the reduced price of £125


‘Creative Colour Mixing Workshop’ £35
A stand-alone workshop with over two hours of video demos and step-by-steps with Ann
plus 5 downloadable templates, clear instructions and equipment lists.
Coming soon
‘Simple, Soft, Summer Fruits’
‘Underpainting and Working with Solvents for Coloured Pencils’