Painting Portraits in Oils for Beginners

20 February — 21 February 2020

Workshop with Francesca Currie RBSA

Bring life to your portraits with this introduction to portraiture in oil painting. Learn about the basic palette and facial proportions with plenty of informative demos and instruction over the course of the 2 days.

Suitable for beginners and intermediates seeking a ‘refresher’.

View the full workshop outline by clicking the download in the upper-right corner of this webpage.

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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 some materials.

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


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

Key Dates

  • 2 Days
    20 February — 21 February 2020

    Winter art workshop with Francesca Currie RBSA