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Happy New Tiger Year

Happy New Year of the Tiger, grrr! Hope you are well and easing into the New Year. All the very best wishes for a peaceful and healthy 2022 As our friends in Japan celebrate the determination and courage of the new Tiger year, let’s keep… Read More »Happy New Tiger Year

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

Season’s Greetings 🎄

We hope you are keeping cosy and well and becoming quieter for the winter holidays. Here is our Season’s Greetings card, a jazzy one this year! Many thanks for all your participation and kind support this year and we look forward to catch up with… Read More »Season’s Greetings 🎄

Anime Drawing - Relax & Doodle

Join our free December anime event

Anime Drawing – Relax & Doodle Draw your favourite characters from anime and manga at our friendly online group! Many people would like to doodle anime and manga characters and share their enthusiasm with others but find them difficult to draw and don’t know where… Read More »Join our free December anime event

Winter clarity and creative exploration in Japan

Winter clarity and creative exploration in Japan

In January Blair visited Japan as part of a project kindly funded by the GB Sasakawa Foundation. He had an exciting packed schedule learning about various Shodo calligraphy styles of Japanese calligraphy with Shodo masters in Tokyo, and investigating mindful meditation practices with different teachers… Read More »Winter clarity and creative exploration in Japan

Maryhill Art Group Autumn - Winter 2018 flyer

Funding for Maryhill Art Group awarded by Glasgow CAN

We are delighted to let you know we have received funding from Glasgow Connected Arts Network (Glasgow CAN) for our community group in The Maryhill HUB to take us to the end of March 2019. The next Maryhill Art Group will be inspired by nature,… Read More »Funding for Maryhill Art Group awarded by Glasgow CAN

Thursday art groups rescheduled for this week

Hi folks, just to let you know that our Glasgow groups last Thursday which were cancelled due to the icy Siberian snowfall have been rescheduled for this Thursday instead, the 8th of March, at the same times. We have our North United Communities after school… Read More »Thursday art groups rescheduled for this week

Snowy Photo

Thursday 1st March Art Groups cancelled

Due to snow and centre closures in Glasgow, our art groups at Ruchill Community Centre and also Maryhill Art Group on Thursday 1st of March are cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience and we hope to see you soon. Enjoy the magical snowy world!

Dates set for Urban Sketching Tours at Parkhead

Three drawing tours following the Parkhead Heritage Trail: Saturday 29th April ‘The Built Environment’- Alan Wilson Saturday 27th May ‘Setting the Scene’- Esther Semmens Saturday 24th June ‘Dynamic Line’- Blair Thomson Tours will begin at 1.30pm from the Parkhead Art Studio, Parkhead Cross, 1 Westmuir… Read More »Dates set for Urban Sketching Tours at Parkhead

Discussing creative approaches at the Mitchell Library for combining art and literacy

At the Aye Write ’17 Adult Literacy event at the Mitchell Library, March – Blair discussing the creative approaches to combine art and design and writing – for the publication ‘Future’ which was launched at the event.