Portraits Course

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4.30pm - 6.30pm

New term starts:
Monday, 23rd April 2018

£70 for 10 weeks
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Jo Pickering

Exploring a variety of portrait painting techniques for beginners and intermediates alike

About the course

A fun and friendly course in a relaxed atmosphere. For beginners or those with more experience wishing to further their skills.

We will look at a variety of techniques in the first 6 weeks related to portrait painting, and will look at artist examples for inspiration. Using all of hte skills we have learned the aim is to work on a final finished portrait in the final 4 weeks.

About the Tutor

Jo began painting in oils as a teenager. She has dabbled with acrylics, gouache and inks but oil paints remains her medium of choice.

Upcoming Portraits Course Sessions

Summer 2018 Term

  • Friday 27 April 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 4 May 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 11 May 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 18 May 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 25 May 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 1 June 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 8 June 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 15 June 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 22 June 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
  • Friday 29 June 4:30 pm - 06:30 pm
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Getting to The Bridge

The Bridge Centre
Yarm Road

The Bridge is a short drive from Darlington Town Centre, with free parking available on-site and in the surrounding area.

There is also a covered space to store bicycles.

Getting here by Bus

A number of Arriva buses stop outside The Bridge, including numbers: 2, 3B and 12

Getting here by Train

We're a ten minute walk from Darlington Train Station. From the Yarm Road entrance to the station, turn right onto Yarm Road (walking away from the town centre), and follow the road towards the corner of Hundens Lane.

Accessible Facilities

Our building is fully accessible including disabled facilities.
Dropped curbs are in use in the surrounding area for wheelchair access to the building.

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Phone: 01325 243864
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