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Relaxed mindful drawing – natural inspiration around Kelvingrove Museum

Relaxed summer sketching of the trees, plants or museum and other buildings

Relaxed mindful drawing – natural inspiration around Kelvingrove Museum

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Where

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG

When

Sunday 4th August 2019, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Admission

£10 including materials

Age Suitability

Adults, secondary school young people (accompanied by participating adults)

About

Meet outside the entrance on the Argyle Street side (opposite side from museum car park)

Relaxed mindful drawing – natural inspiration around Kelvingrove Museum

Art materials and paper provided (if you prefer you can bring a sketchbook)

The green leafy setting around Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Museum (which opened in 1901 and whose architects Simpson and Allen were inspired by Classic, Renaissance and Spanish Baroque styles) has mature trees, lawns and shrubs and landscaping features that are really varied and inspiring spaces to be in for drawing.

This is a very relaxed group, there will be no pressure to make any finished drawings, the emphasis is just to be outside together and enjoy some mark making and sketching in the location. Complete beginners are welcome. We will start with some doodly fun drawings before settling down for one or two longer drawings. We will enjoy working with a materials pack supplied with different papers, pencils, pens and pastels or coloured pencils.

Blair will lead the session with some demos and give friendly guidance and suggestions if you need any help, and you will have freedom to walk around the area and building to find views and objects you would like to look at and draw. It will be nice to have some time to take in the atmosphere and being aware of the environment and details we might not have noticed before.

Come along and enjoy some fun summer drawings!

No booking is needed. Places are given on a first come first served basis. If the weather is wet we can enjoy drawing indoors instead.

To see past Drawing Group activities, please check the Drawing Group news page.

 

Relaxed mindful drawing – natural inspiration around Kelvingrove Museum

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