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"Mistakes are not mistakes, they are all part of learning and should be embraced, not discarded.
If we did not make mistakes, how would we learn? Take the good with the bad on
your journey and rest easy that you have learned a great deal! "

See below for the Bristol and UK/International venue workshops 


Saturday Morning regular group tuition

9 Students Maximum -  Please contact me to join. Click on the button for more details. 
to 1pm - £23.50, 10am - 3pm - £33.50 (by arrangement)

For dates follow 'More details' link


2024 - Brackenwood Workshops, Bristol

Weekend workshops in a small and friendly group. Click on the button for more details.

1 day courses £37.50
2 day courses £75


Private one-to-one tuition, Brackenwood, Bristol

Do you need help with your botanical painting techniques or coursework? I run one-to-one sessions for a small group of 1-3 students maximum at Brackenwood Plant & Garden Centre, Bristol (Thursdays, Fridays or Sundays). You will receive my helpful, undivided attention to improve your skills!

10am - 1pm - 1 student @ £95  / 2 students @ £47.50  / 3 students @ £32 per person
10am - 3pm - 1 student @ £160 / 2 students @ £80 / 3 students @ £55 per person


Private one-to-one tuition per hour, Almondsbury, North Bristol

Do you need help with your botanical painting techniques or coursework? Visit me at my studio in Bristol. 

1 hour @ £25 (by arrangement)
2 hours @ £50 (by arrangement)
3 hours @ £75 (10am - 1pm by arrangement)
5 hours @ £125 (10am - 3pm by arrangement)

RHS Notebook cover with RHS paintings by Jackie Isard











Please contact the venues below to book these workshops

Bath Society of Botanical Illustration
Friday 23rd February 2024
10.00am - 4.00pm
Colour Vibrancy & Contrast 

Scottish Society of Botanical Artists
The McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th March 2024
10.00am - 4.00pm
Colour vibrancy workshop

Northampton Botanical Artists Society
Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st April 2024
10.00am - 4.00pm
Painting Butterflies, Moths & Beetles

Gloucester Society of Botanical Illustrators (GSBI)
Down Hatherley Village Hall, Down Hatherley, Gloucester
10.30am - 4.00pm
Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th May
Two-day course
Pen and Ink using fine liners

RHS Rosemore Gardens POSTPONED
Friday 7th & Sunday 9th June 2024
10.00am - 4.00pm

Basic Botany & Flower Dissection Studies
To book select the link below


Badminton Estate POSTPONED

South Gloucestershire, Badminton GL9 1DD
Thursday 20th June 2024

10.30am - 4.00pm

Botanical Drawing
To book please follow the link below

Wales Society of Botanical Illustrators (WSBI)

Tredegar House, Pencarn Way, Newport
10.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th July 2024
Two-day course
ainting Plants from the Laundry Room Garden


Missenden Abbey - FULL

Great Missenden, HP16 0BD

10.00am - 4.00pm

Monday 5th - Tuesday 6th August 2024

Two-day course
Painting Luscious Fruits & Berries

To book please follow the link below

Transilvania Masterclass at Copșa Mare, Sibiu, Romania visit this page FULL
10.30am - 3.30pm

Tuesday 1st to Monday 7th October 2024
Autumn colours and faded beauties.

Contact James de Candole
for more information 

RHS Rosemore Gardens

Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd November 2024
10.00am - 4.00pm
Painting Seed heads, Berries & Autumn Treasures

To book please go to the link below


Should you wish to request a workshop with your group, please contact me


Jackie has done many Zoom talks over the last two years. Should you wish to discuss a talk for your society or group, please contact me.


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