De-stress therapeutic art

Refresh forest air at De-stress

Refreshing forest air at De-stress

At our September De-stress drawing and doodling group we had an inspiring and settling theme of being near trees and in the forests, breathing the pure air and finding inspiration in the colours of the trees and light shining through 🌳🌲🍃 It was nice company… Read More »Refreshing forest air at De-stress

Destress doodling mountains for space and wellbeing

Destress doodling mountains for space and wellbeing

At Destress doodling this month we had a theme of being in the open spaces of the mountains and hills, enjoying the mysterious light and space to breathe. It was a relaxing group with people having the time to settle, feel grounded and calm.  We… Read More »Destress doodling mountains for space and wellbeing

Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing

Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing

At our Destress drawing and doodling group we had a theme of being along the coast, looking down at shells and pebbles ? It was a joy just having the time discovering and doodling the varied shapes and textures of things from the shore and… Read More »Exploring shells and pebbles at Destress drawing

Soothing meandering lines and relaxing ripples

Soothing meandering lines and relaxing ripples

Our May De-stress doodling (on the third Wednesday each month) had a theme of flowing soothing water, with currents and ripples twisting along riverbanks. It was a chilled zoom group with a happy atmosphere (with folk joining from North America as well as the United… Read More »Soothing meandering lines and relaxing ripples

Edges, spikes and curves of leafy patterns

Edges, spikes and curves of leafy patterns

We had a spiky and swirly theme of leaves and pattern, as more green leaves and blossoms have been appearing outside to joyfully greet us ?  It was a friendly small group and a relaxing time doodling some funky leafy shapes. We had some warm… Read More »Edges, spikes and curves of leafy patterns

Doodling spring joy and growth at Destress

Doodling spring joy and growth at Destress

At our Destress drawing and doodling group we relaxed with a theme of Spring growth and new life and energy emerging!  Blair had some daffodils and shoots and buds to look at and we had photos too for inspiration. Some of us drew with pencils… Read More »Doodling spring joy and growth at Destress

Cosmic doodling at the Destress drawing group

Cosmic doodling at the Destress drawing group

We had a theme of night over the horizon – the deep spaces of the night sky above the city or landscape, with the vast space of the cosmos and stars and planets. It was a very chilled out relaxing group with participants working from… Read More »Cosmic doodling at the Destress drawing group

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Doodly relaxing with snowy and icy winter shapes 

At our Destress doodling and drawing group we had an easygoing time with a seasonal wintry theme of snow lines and icy shapes and patterns to inspire us. Folk who joined us used whatever they had to hand, such as a pen or pencil or… Read More »Doodly relaxing with snowy and icy winter shapes 

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Time to doodle and relax with the changing season

At our comfortable and easygoing Destress drawing group online on zoom we started with some gentle free doodles, such as flowing lines and zig zags, before making our own patterns to colour. See some of the pieces participants worked on below, very varied ✨ Blair said some… Read More »Time to doodle and relax with the changing season

Relaxing and immersing ourselves in autumnal lines

Relaxing and immersing ourselves in autumnal lines

At our De-stress drawing group on zoom we enjoyed a slow paced, peaceful doodling time with a loose autumn theme. To start we relaxed with doodling zig zags and curves, before taking a moment to notice the pattern and feel of the changing season ?  We loosely sketched some… Read More »Relaxing and immersing ourselves in autumnal lines