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School holidays – a trip to the seaside

Was such a fun day, we really felt we were at the beach ??? Was such a fun day, we really felt we were at the beach ??? Posted by Drawing and Painting Studio on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 A photo on the day from Parkheadartist’s instagram… Read More »School holidays – a trip to the seaside

Clydebank summer cash for kids 2019

Ice cream summer!

The enthusiastic young people enjoyed creatively exploring bright colourful summer patterns at the fabulous Centre81 in Clydebank! The enthusiastic young people enjoyed creatively exploring bright colourful summer patterns at the fabulous Centre81 in Clydebank! Posted by Drawing and Painting Studio on Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Funky abstraction and expansive landscapes

Funky abstraction and expansive landscapes

Well done to The Maryhill HUB team for organising their vibrant community art exhibition. Here are some images from the North United Communities artworks display…?⛺️????? Photos courtesy of The Maryhill HUB

Spring experiments and lots of tensho!

Spring experiments and lots of tensho!

The primary school group on Saturday at North United Communities in Maryhill Hub tried Japanese calligraphy for the first time and had lots of fun! To begin with we did some short meditation together, just grounding and breathing, settling, and then touching the materials which… Read More »Spring experiments and lots of tensho!

Clouds and heart-mind at Maryhill Hub

Clouds and heart-mind at Maryhill Hub

Secondary school young people at the Friday night North United Communities group embraced Japanese writing and Shodo calligraphy. The group had some meditative time first to feel the textures and weight of the materials, such as the types of fude brushes, suzuri ink well and… Read More »Clouds and heart-mind at Maryhill Hub

Shodo calligraphy at Ruchill Community Centre

Shodo calligraphy at Ruchill Community Centre

At our first Sasakawa Foundation sponsored event in Ruchill, local children and staff tried out Japanese calligraphy for the first time, using traditional materials such as fude brushes and sumi ink to write some Chinese kanji characters. We explored a natural theme of light and… Read More »Shodo calligraphy at Ruchill Community Centre

North United Communities, Glasgow

Sights of Glasgow painted at NUC Breakfast Club

We started off sketching the main shapes of the composition – of the Clyde river and Hydro, Armadillo and Tall Ship, then added the great Glasgow icon of the Duke of Wellington with his stunning traffic cone hat ? Next the Squinty bridge, Finnieston Crane,… Read More »Sights of Glasgow painted at NUC Breakfast Club