Painting flowers nicely isn't enough. There's a clear and strong botanical science theme running through the stories of many of the new Gold Medal Winners. Dissection and the portrayal of the complete plant and life cycle should be high on the agenda of any aspiring Gold Medal winner
— Interviews with RHS Botanical Art Gold Medal Winners
Did you know that RHS Gold Medal winning artists often have a very strong botanical theme to their artwork?
Strict botanical illustration standards requires a knowledge of botany. Would you like to know more about botany which is helpful to botanical artists?
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