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
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!
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
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
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
At Maryhill Hub on Saturday, Blair working with the NUC young people – a short session of mindfulness meditation for children with some fun Qigong moves? ********** Workshop for North United Communities **********
The Drawing and Painting Studio wishes you a peaceful and relaxing festive holiday! Thanks for all your support and creative energy in 2018. Merry Christmas banner by North United Communities kids group!
We said goodbye to the brightness of summer and welcomed the autumn breeze and smells and darker nights, with some leafy artworks. The children really engage with the textures and colours of the autumnal leaves, the variety of shapes and types of leaves and different… Read More »Watch a leaf fall
In this group at Ruchill Community Centre different tasks were tried out by the young people. Influenced by anime and manga, dragons were popular, such as the Story of the Small Girl and the Dragon, and imagery from Princess Mononoke, a classic film from the… Read More »A chicken dragon and other lively sketches at Ruchill
There were varied NUC summer art and craft sessions in Maryhill, Ruchill and Milton with young people and adults, they were fun groups inspired by a few different themes and using ways of working that were enjoyable while learning new methods. There was a large… Read More »Summery art groups – patterns, colour and lucky laugh!