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De-stress Drawing and Doodling

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Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing
destress drawing 2 Blair Thomson D+P Studio
Peering into the spacious textured worlds of stones
Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing
Doodling spring joy and growth at Destress
Relaxing and immersing ourselves in autumnal lines
Cosmic doodling at the Destress drawing group

Enjoy relaxing and therapeutic drawing for wellbeing

Destress and find calm with friendly help from artist Blair, you can join simply with paper and a pen or pencil, and no skills are needed to take part.

Our easygoing drawing group and one to one is very supportive, encourages wellbeing and is therapeutic and positive for mental health. You will feel welcomed and at ease, and you won’t need to have any worry about the result but can enjoy the process carefree 🙂

We offer One to One sessions with Blair on Zoom, as well as our regular De-stress drawing group online.

Why join De-stress drawing and doodling?

Our everyday life can often seem difficult and bothered by thoughts, stresses and circumstances, and we try many ways to deal with this but found it a struggle. Making marks on paper is such a natural thing but when we have pressures about what to draw, which techniques, or focus hard on the result, we can’t enjoy the freedom of being immersed in the tranquility of the relaxing creative process.

You have plenty of freedom to do your own thing, or follow the theme of the session which is usually nature based and starts with some fun and soothing loosening up drawings.

Artist Blair Thomson will help you whenever you need practical tips about art materials, and will give fun demos and plenty of encouragement! Complete beginners to art or creative things are very welcome and supported. Please see some examples of De-stress drawing from our past workshops.

Testimonial

Mysterious shapes and energy of trees

“Drawing around the leaves was great, I felt so confident and the relaxation helped me a lot, it was great fun and so welcoming.”

Marie

Community Art Group, Glasgow

Atmospheric tree painting night

 

Book a One to One De-stress Session

Are you interested in taking one to one private lessons from Blair, or booking a time slot for someone else? Here is our calendar for you to book a 1 hour online Zoom session, select your time below.
Booking for someone else without deciding a time – book on this page instead.

De-stress Drawing & Doodling

1hour: £45

Book below

How to book a session

  1. Book with Blair using the calendar – Please first click on a suitable day, then select a time and click confirm. Then enter your details with name and email address, and select which session you are taking.
  2. Please next pay for your session by clicking the Pay with PayPal button. Choose to either Pay with a Debit or Credit Card, or use a PayPal account if you have one.
  3. Lastly please click Schedule Event – that’s it, you’ve booked your session! A confirmation email with Zoom link will be sent (please check your spam if you don’t get it). If you don’t have the Zoom app click here to download. Looking forward to seeing you!
Payment Terms

Session by Zoom, price for one person. Non refundable but a session can be rearranged (once only) within 3 months, by contacting us with 24 hrs notice. Drawing and Painting Studio accepts no liability for injury or damage. Children must be supervised by an adult.

One to one sessions

Are you interested in taking one to one private lessons from Blair, or booking a time slot for someone else? Here is our calendar for you to book a 1 hour online Zoom session, select your time below.
Booking for someone else without deciding a time – book on this page instead.

De-stress Drawing & Doodling

1hour: £45

Book below

How to book a session

  1. Book with Blair using the calendar – Please first click on a suitable day, then select a time and click confirm. Then enter your details with name and email address, and select which session you are taking.
  2. Please next pay for your session by clicking the Pay with PayPal button. Choose to either Pay with a Debit or Credit Card, or use a PayPal account if you have one.
  3. Lastly please click Schedule Event – that’s it, you’ve booked your session! A confirmation email with Zoom link will be sent (please check your spam if you don’t get it). If you don’t have the Zoom app click here to download. Looking forward to seeing you!
Payment Terms

Session by Zoom, price for one person. Non refundable but a session can be rearranged (once only) within 3 months, by contacting us with 24 hrs notice. Drawing and Painting Studio accepts no liability for injury or damage. Children must be supervised by an adult.

Join our online groups

We hold regular relaxing De-stress doodling groups online on Zoom, they are friendly and a lovely atmosphere. You will feel welcomed and you can enjoy meeting other people. For tickets and more info please have a look at our Events and Art groups page.

Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing
Atmospheric tree painting night

About Blair

Blair Thomson is an experienced and versatile artist and meditator who has exhibited widely (from U.K. to U.S. to Japan) and tutored many individuals and groups since graduation in 2002. At Glasgow School of Art he was trained in drawing and painting, before going on to study various approaches with other teachers such as with calligraphers in Japan. He has curated exhibitions and been part of public exhibition selection, so he has a wealth of experience to tap into.

Moreover Blair is a kind listener and always enjoys helping others with their artwork. You will feel safe to confide in him about your interests and any worries or uncertainty you have. Any questions you have or guidance you need, Blair will help you.

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