Private tuition, appraisals & mentoring

Private tuition

Leigh Ann offers private tuition from her home teaching studio in West Sussex or at your own venue within a radius of 40 miles (further afield by special request). Tuition arrangements can be made for one-to-one and small groups (max 6 students) and art groups and tailored to suit your requirements. All abilities are welcome.

Short courses, workshops and demonstrations can also be arranged. Please contact Leigh Ann with your enquiry.

Fees for tuition from home or your own venue are payable in advance and charged at a flat rate of £30.00 per hour (regardless of class size).

  • 1-2 students minimum 1 hour class
  • 3-4 students minimum 2 hour class
  • 5-6 students minimum 3 hour class

If you are considering tuition at your own venue, please contact Leigh Ann for a quotation. Travelling costs and expenses will apply.

It is also possible to set up personalised correspondence courses for individual students. Please contact Leigh Ann with your enquiry.

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Online & postal appraisals

Leigh Ann is pleased to offer students appraisals of their work either online (Zoom meetings) or by post. This is ideal for those looking for constructive criticism of their work and especially for those who are not enrolled onto a botanical illustration course or who have little contact with other botanical artists.

  • Fees for online (Zoom) appraisals are charged at £30.00 per hour
  • Fees for postal appraisals are charged at £30.00 per hour plus return postage costs of your work

If you are interested in receiving an appraisal of your work please contact Leigh Ann with your enquiry.

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Mentoring

For students who are undertaking accredited courses in botanical art and illustration, Leigh Ann can offer mentoring sessions. This is especially helpful if you are working towards your accreditation via distance learning courses where you primarily work by yourself. Sessions can be set up either online (Zoom) or in person. If you are interested in receiving mentoring during your course please contact Leigh Ann with your enquiry.

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