Leigh Ann Gale is a professional botanical artist, tutor and author. Her paintings include a wide range of subject matter, and each combines the traditional conventions of botanical accuracy with artistic appeal.

As a tutor, Leigh Ann is passionate about inspiring and educating others, and imparting her skills, knowledge, and techniques to students. She has become renowned for her encouraging and supportive approach to teaching students of all abilities and believes that all who have a passion to learn, can achieve their goals through dedication, patience and continued practice. Leigh Ann is skilled in tutoring on a one-to-one basis and teaching larger groups, classes and botanical art societies. She is also an accomplished student mentor for those following accredited courses and is highly regarded as an advisor on the subject of botanical art and illustration.

Over the years many of Leigh Ann’s paintings have been commissioned and exhibited, and reproduced as prints and greetings cards. Several of her artworks feature in botanical art and illustration books and manuals, including her own. She has so far been commissioned to write about botanical illustration and her methods in two books for the Crowood Press, and a third book is due for publication in 2024.

Calistemon viminalis (Weeping Bottlebrush)
Botanical painting workshop, West Sussex
Leigh Ann Gale colour book