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Portrait Painting Masterclass with Jo Pickering

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Saturday, 14 April 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm

The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts
Yarm Road,

Event Cost: £35.00

Artist & Tutor Jo Pickering will take you from prepping a canvas, drawing and composing your painting to applying paint in layers with this one day Workshop.

Are you missing portrait Artist of the Year?

Have you ever wanted to try painting portraits? Artist/Tutor Jo Pickering will take you from preparing a canvas, drawing and composing your painting and applying paint in layers.

You can either paint from a photograph of your choice, or for those with more experience we will have a 'sitter' for the day.

If you wish to book a space on the course please contact Jo directly. Places are limited to 20.

E-mail Jo at

Tea and Coffee will be provided, you will need to bring brushes, pencils, a canvas, acrylic paints and of course lunch! Jo can provide materials for the day for £5.00 if you prefer.

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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