Oil Painting Workshops with Rebecca Barnard

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Rebecca offers a wealth of practical experience working in oils and mixed media and is committed to supporting you in developing your confidence, knowledge and skills.  She is a practising artist, exhibiting regularly in London, Cambridge, Suffolk and here in Somerset and is Co-Director of Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios.  Her work is now in private collections throughout the UK and internationally, including USA, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

Rebecca's wokshops are a regular feature at Heritage Courtyard so keep a regular eye on what's coming up via this website



£100 per person

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oil painting day

date to be decided

playing with light

10am - 3.15pm

£55 for the day

An informal day exploring how we see light and how we transfer what we see to canvas.

Suitable for those with some previous experience

Working from a still life / objects in the studio or photos.

If you would like to book

this workshop, please contact Rebecca via email at beccabarnard@gmail.com for more details.


Oil painting workshops for absolute beginners

1ST JULY 2021

10am - 3.15pm


£55 for the day

This is a fun, one session taster which will cover all the basic principles, tools and techniques and enable you to experiment and gain confidence with this classic and beautiful medium. 

You will learn traditional methods of painting and gain insights into the importance of tonal value, contrast and a limited palette.  

If you would like to book

please contact Rebecca via email at beccabarnard@gmail.com


Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios, 6 Heritage Courtyard, Sadler Street, Wells  BA5 2RR

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This fun and informal workshop will help expand your thinking about mark making and materials to use when building an image.  


Day 1: Heather Wallace will take you through a variety of ways to put down dry materials and ink including an introduction to monoprinting

Day 2: Heather is joined by Rebecca Barnard who will take you further using colour with monoprinting, making texture and an introduction to cold wax.

Please contact Heather at art@heatherjanewallace.co.uk or phone on 07974 255 016