Lucy T Smith
botanical artist

12th Oct 2017 Botanical Illustration Classes 2017/2018

Here are the dates for my classes for the rest of this year, and into next year:

Chelsea Physic Garden:
Painting Autumn Fruits - 19th October 2017


2nd Aug 2017 Limited edition prints of Tahina spectabilis painting

Limited edition prints of this painting are available to purchase.

They cost £35 plus £6.50 postage within the UK.

Please contact me directly at:...

18th May 2017 2017 Botanical Illustration Courses at Kew Gardens

My courses for 2017 at Kew Gardens will be:

Botanical Illustration for Beginners, 16th - 20th January 2017 (over)

Intermediate Botanical Illustration, 27th February - 10 March 2017...

Gustavia longifolia study
9th May 2017 Calamus pintaudii wins 2017 Flockton Award

I was thrilled to hear that my illustration of Calamus pintaudii had won the Margaret Flockton Award for scientific botanical illustration. Winners were announced at the opening of the...

Calamus pintaudii
5th May 2017 Ten new species of New Guinea palms published

Ten new species of Calamus palms from New Guinea were described last week (24th April) by Dr Bill Baker and Dr John Dransfield at Kew recently. Out of a total of 62 known species in New Guinea,...

Calamus species