Capturing a Likeness from Life

17 August — 18 August 2017


Workshop with John Davenport RBSA

Receive in-depth guidance on how to paint a portrait by relying primarily on observation from life, supported by digital image processing Suitable for beginners and intermediates. This workshop also follows on well from John's 1-day i-pad workshop.

This workshop is part of our Portrait Focus Week to coincide with the Portrait Prize exhibition.

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Click the link on the top right to download the workshop outline.

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.


£106 per person
£96 for Friends of the RBSA, Members & Associates, and full-time students

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
    17 August — 18 August 2017

    Workshop with John Davenport RBSA