Patron: Her Majesty the Queen

Honorary Member: HRH the Prince of Wales

Autumn 2017

Here is an opportunity to join a small group of like minded artists for a workshop led by experienced tutors who are members of the RI, giving advice and guidance in a friendly atmosphere.

These one day workshops are designed for all those new to painting and those wishing to further extend their skills.


Julia Sorrell  RI RBA

30th September 10:30 – 4:30

Don’t hide the drawing!

Using drawing as a technique coupled with watercolour can produce some stunning images. 

Using watercolour as a compliment to the drawing of subjects will be the theme of the day.




Rosa Sepple PRI “in conversation” with Chris Forsey RI

11th November  2:00 – 4:00

Chris will be interviewing  Rosa Sepple; finding out where her inspiration comes from, her method  of working and about her life as the President of the RI.

We are unable to go ahead with this event, and have postponed it until early 2018.




Paul Banning RI RSMA

18th November 10:30 – 4:30

Wet into Wet

This one day workshop will widen your interest and ability in the use of watercolour removing some of the do’s and don’ts that can inhibit your work.

Paul will guide you through “wet into wet”  watercolour giving you a greater understanding of the technique.





Anne McCormack  RI SWA

25th November  10:30 – 4:30

Water Based Medium ?

Watercolour – Gouache – Acrylic. All are accepted by the Royal Institute. On this one day workshop, using simple exercises, we will explore the qualities and varying techniques of these mediums.

Whether new to painting or wishing to extend skills and experiment, the day is suitable for all.





The workshops are tutored by members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours.

Easels and drawing boards are provided. Your tutor will advise on materials/references required.

The Mall Galleries cafe will be open throughout the day, but students may bring their own packed lunch/refreshments if preferred.

Venue:  Mall Galleries Learning Centre

Times: Full Day 10:30 – 4:30, Half Day 2:00 – 4:00

Workshop Fee: £55 per day  (fRIends of the RI £50)

In Conversation Fee: £15 (fRIends of the RI £13)

To print booking form click:  Booking Form 2017 Workshops