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Painting for the Petrified

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Monday, 9 April 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm

The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts
Yarm Road,

Event Cost: £40.00

Whether you're recently retired or simply looking to take up a new hobby, Jo Pickering is providing a one day acrylics painting workshop

If you're looking to learn some fresh techniques, established artist and tutor Jo Pickering is hosting a one day beginners painting workshop in acrylics.

Let Jo, an experienced artist and teacher with over 25 years of experience guide you through the painting process step by step from drawing an image through to a final finished acrylic painting.

Jo will provide images to work from and will demonstrate step by step.

You'll need to bring the following:

  • Acrylic paints if you have them, or you can use Jo's in this instance.
  • A canvas or board - 20" x 16" will be sufficient.
  • Water Pot & Kitchen Roll
  • A selection of Brushes
  • Pencils, eraser etc.

The course is limited to 20, so apply early by contacting Jo directly at: or telephone 07930422041.

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

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.

Making an Enquiry

If you have any queries about The Bridge, we encourage you to get in touch using the details below:

Phone: 01325 243864
E-mail: Contact us

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