Botanical Art: Fall Study

Botanical Art: Fall Study

Gold, yellow, and orange leaves on a tree set against a birght blue sky.
Hank Davis

Dates & Prices

October 30–November 2, 2024

Fee: $129

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $116

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Register by October 23, 2024

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With this botanical art experience, study the vibrant colors and eye-catching shapes of fall leaves to create a detailed piece showcasing their autumnal state. Begin online with artist and instructor Diana Heitzman as she discusses botanical art technique and strategy—then, join us in the Gardens with your medium of choice and tools for an up-close study of autumn leaves from Longwood trees, as well as a hands-on artmaking experience. This class is intended for those with intermediate art experience. 

Course Schedule

Online Orientation
Wednesday, October 30, 2024
6:00–6:30 pm

Onsite Workshop
Saturday, November 2, 2024
9:30 am–1:30 pm


Grove Studio 104; Grove Studio 105


Diana Heitzman

Diana Heitzman is an artist who is active in botanical painting. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, and studied at Temple University in Rome, Italy. Post-graduation, Heitzman studied graphic design and advertising at Moore College of Art in Philadelphia and worked as an art director. Heitzman has taught in Cape May County as well as Mt Cuba Center and Center of the Creative Arts in Delaware. She has shown her work in several galleries and completed multiple commissions, including the Wilmington Flower Market Poster. For the past 20 years she has exhibited and sold her paintings at the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. She is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.