The Royal Society of British Artists

John Martin - Almocagen, Portugal
John Martin - Almocagen, Portugal


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The RBA Newsletter - Summer 2015

The Summer 2015 newsletter is now available.

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Carole Griffin - Still Life Masterclass

Join RBA member Carole Griffin for a masterclass in Still Life at Mall Galleries on Tuesday the 18th of August 2015.

Using only black and white chalks, find out how to create space, depth, shape, texture and light.

What to bring:

  • A3 or A2 Black or dark matt paper, suitable for chalk
  • White chalk/pastel, black chalk/pastel, charcoal
  • Putty rubber
  • Fixative (optional)
  • Packed lunch (cafes and shops are within walking distance)

For full details about how to book see: Still Life: White with Grey Expectations


The Rome Scholarship 2016

Applications for the 2016 Rome Scholarship will be accepted from the 1st of September to the 31st of December 2015, with interviews to follow in January 2016.

For further details see the Rome Scholarship page.



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