Young people’s art

Youth Arts Project – De-stress and Express, Part 2

De-stress and Express helped young people and children engage with the arts and develop art skills and confidence. Blair especially guided them to be creative mindfully and relax, as well as learn to use new art materials and techniques!  As the project continued and more young… Read More »Youth Arts Project – De-stress and Express, Part 2

Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People

Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People, Part 2

Moving deeper into autumn 2021 Blair continued working with the young people from North United Communities (with funding from Creative Scotland and Glasgow Connected Arts Network) leading the Manga, Anime and Comic Project. As the project developed with input from the young people we explored the… Read More »Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People, Part 2

Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People

Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People, Part 1

Through Autumn 2021 Blair worked with North United Communities with funding from Creative Scotland and Glasgow Connected Arts Network to lead an inspiring Manga, Anime and Comic Project of free sessions for young people in three locations in the North and West of Glasgow.  Blair helped… Read More »Manga, Anime and Comic Project for Young People, Part 1

Youth Arts Project - De-stress and Express

Youth Arts Project – De-stress and Express, Part 1

Blair worked with young people on a relaxing Youth Arts project in Glasgow – ‘De-stress and Express’ – combining arts and crafts with mindful meditation. The arts and crafts classes were delivered in three locations – Maryhill, Ruchill and Milton. It was a tremendously well received… Read More »Youth Arts Project – De-stress and Express, Part 1

Let's make a samurai helmet for Children's Day

Let’s make a samurai helmet for Children’s Day

On May 5th in Japan it is Kodomo no hi  こどもの日 – Children’s Day! Origami is really popular in Japan just now with folk staying at home more, and this origami samurai helmet can be worn by children or adults alike, depending on the size. Around… Read More »Let’s make a samurai helmet for Children’s Day

Create your origami sunshine

Fold your own origami sunshine – Creative Time

The sun is becoming much stronger now and bringing life and colour. Can you make a sun out of paper only using origami folding? We folded a couple of versions, based on the youtube videos below. Tip:Start with square paper, or measure and cut to… Read More »Fold your own origami sunshine – Creative Time

Love is in the air, with satellites whizzing by the stars

Join in our Creative Time fun activities to do at home

More of us are being at home now, so we are bringing you some regular fun and relaxing activities – Creative Time – to encourage you to have some creative enjoyment and stay in touch! It would be great if you would like to send… Read More »Join in our Creative Time fun activities to do at home

Halloween Masks and Autumn Crowns

Halloween Masks and Autumn Crowns

A simple fun way to make a Halloween mask or Autumnal crown is to use a long strip of thick paper sized to fit around the wearer’s head, and decorate and trim this to your fanciful and fantastical desire! You can enjoy experimenting with different… Read More »Halloween Masks and Autumn Crowns