Heritage Courtyard Gallery

and Studios

6 Heritage Courtyard, Wells, Somerset  BA5 2RR


classes and workshops in wells
for 2022

Rebecca Barnard


teaches oil painting classes and workshops at Heritage Courtyard Gallery and Studios, (HCGS) where she also works as a visual artist.


HCGS is a dedicated space comprising 9 artists' studios and a superb gallery and educational space situated in the heart of the beautiful cathedral city of Wells, Somerset.  


This space is unique in the area and hosts regular exhibitions showcasing both established and up and coming contemporary artists from around the UK, as well as hosting classes, talks and art events throughout the year.

Feel free to come and visit the gallery during exhibitions.  Please click contact or go to heritagecourtyardstudio.com for opening times, forthcoming shows and studio contact details.

Oil Painting Workshops for Absolute Beginners

new dates coming SOON

10am - 3.15pm


£60 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

oil, wax and charcoal

25TH MAY 2022

10am - 3.15pm

£60 for the day


An informal day exploring the use of oil with other mediums such as wax, charcoal, oil pastel and anything else we have to hand!  

Suitable for those with some previous experience with oil painting

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

beccabarnard@gmail.com for more details.


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

Studio Stairs, Wells, Somerset
Oil painting class, Rebecca Barnard, Wells, Somerset
Wells Cathedral at Dusk - copyright Rebecca Barnard
Studying the image - Heritage Courtyard Studios