Painting Portraits in Oils for Beginners

24 October — 25 October 2019

Workshop with Fran Currie RBSA

Receive an introduction to portrait oil painting by learning about the basic palette, how to start a painting, facial proportions, and how to bring life to a portrait.

This workshop is designed for beginners but suitable for intermediates seeking a ‘refresher’.

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Booking essential

To book please contact the Gallery on 0121 236 4353. Payment can be made in cash or by card or cheque. Cheques are to be made payable to RBSA.

Places are limited to 10 students per workshop. Allocation will take place on a first come first served basis, subject to receipt of full non-transferable and non-refundable payment.

The RBSA Gallery reserves the right to withdraw the course. In this eventuality, you will be notified and fully refunded.


£110 per person
£100 for Friends of the RBSA, Members & Associates, and full-time students

Price includes cost of model.

A valid student ID must be provided to receive a student discount.


11.00am - 4.30pm (with 40 minutes break for lunch)

We would like to thank Cass Art for sponsoring our Summer workshops this year. Click the link here to view their website.


Key Dates

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