Oil Painting for Beginners

Workshop
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Saturday, 28 July 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm


The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts
Yarm Road,
Darlington,
DL1 1ED

Event Cost: £40

Established artist and tutor Jo Pickering is hosting a one day painting workshop this Summer


Jo will provide a variety of still life images to work from and will demonstrate materials and step by step for a highly enjoyable day.

Jo will demonstrate two techniques – oil underpainting for oil painting and acrylic underpainting. Jo will also demonstrate the grid drawing method.
Please bring :

  • a canvas or board – 12” x 16” or 20” x 16” will be sufficient.
  • A set of oil paints.
  • Jo will provide acrylic inks on the day should you wish to try this medium.
  • Water pot/ pot for oil thinners (white spirit)
  • A selection of brushes.
  • Basic drawing equipment

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided but please be advised to bring lunch.

This course is limited to 15, so apply early by contacting Jo directly using the details below:

jowpickering@gmail.com or tel: 07930 422041

Getting to The Bridge

Location
The Bridge Centre
Yarm Road
Darlington
DL1 1ED

Parking
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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