About

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Teaching

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Welcome to the home of botanical artist and teacher Helen Allen


With an eye for detail, fascination for pattern and a great love of plants, Helen Allen delights in sharing her experience through painting and teaching.


A textile designer-turned-teacher, Helen attended the English Gardening School in the Chelsea Physic Garden where she gained the prestigious Diploma in Botanical Painting and Illustration.


Helen was the Course Director of the diploma course in Botanical Illustration and Painting for 8 years years retiring from the school in December 2012. In January 2014 she will be opening a new course under the name of The Chelsea School of Botanical Art at the Chelsea Physic Garden.