Lucy T Smith
botanical artist

18th Nov 2014 Botanical Illustration Courses at RBG Kew

I am now teaching courses in Botanical Illustration at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Last week the first five-day course "Botanical Illustration for Beginners" was run with 16 participants...

The Palm House, Kew - view from the classroom
18th Nov 2014 Margaret Flockton Award 2014 - First Prize for Nepenthes petiolata

My illustration of the pitcher plant Nepenthes petiolata has been awarded First Prize in this year's Margaret Flockton Award.
The Royal Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney runs this...

Nepenthes petiolata
30th Apr 2013 2nd Prize, Margaret Flockton Award 2013

I am really thrilled to announce that my pen and ink illustration of the rare Madagascan grass, Lecomtella madagascariensis, has been awarded Second Prize in this year's Margaret Flockton...

Lecomtella madagascariensis
29th Apr 2013 Friends of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Herbarium Open Day

On Sunday 28th April, the Herbarium at Kew will be open to Friends of Kew for an exclusive look behind the scenes at the iconic building, and the fascinating scientific work that takes place...

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29th Apr 2013 Highly Commended Margaret Flockton Award, 2012

This pen and ink illustration of Elaeocarpus macrocerus won a Highly Commended Award at this year's (2012) Margaret Flockton Award. The fruits of Elaeocarpus contain wonderful elaborate "...

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