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Cowden Japanese Garden – Japanese Shodo Calligraphy
27th October 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
27TH OCTOBER 2019
10.30 – 1PM
MAX 10 PEOPLE PER SESSION
INCLUDED: ALL MATERIALS, GARDEN ENTRY AND TEA/COFFEE & BISCUIT
Inspired by the Japanese Garden environment, we will enjoy working with traditional Japanese sumi ink and fude brushes on washi paper, suitable for complete beginner. Beginning simply making marks with the ink, then working from Japanese characters in the kaisho and tensho styles, relating to the atmosphere and natural forms of the garden.
Have fun using ink and brushes, and be immersed in the moment of drawing the character, embracing our imperfections and nurturing our creativity and expression.
Tutor Blair Thomson
Typical Session Structure
20 -30 mins Introduction and Talk
20 – 30 mins mins walk and outside connection in the garden
Tea/Coffee & Biscuit
1.5hr Shodo Calligraphy
Please buy your ticket from Cowden Garden
Blair organises, runs and co-runs several events, many of which are art and meditation related. Some are free community groups and others have an admission charge, most are through the D+P Studio and some Glasgow Zen Group. Please have a look at each event and feel free to come along and join!