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Outreach Fun

Outreach Fun with the Glen Foróige Girls

We were delighted to meet up with young people at The Glen Foróige Club yesterday

Tom Doig, Annie Mar and Brian Leach set up their stalls to introduce their projects fore Gleann a’ Phúca and share with the young people some of the creative skills and ideas behind their proposals

Tom set up his stall with Autumn leaves and berries foraged from the Glen, and wooden squares, palettes and paints

A photo of a bag full of autumn leaves
Tom’s Bag
photo of a loaded paintbrush matching colours to a fern
Matching Browns
photo of a hand and a loaded paint brush with leaves
matching greens
Photo of a pair of hands painting a wooden block green
Painting the blocks
A photo of a clover and a wooden block painted the same purple
Matching the colours of the Glen – clover and block
A photo of painted wooden blocks and autumn leaves
Matching Autumn leaves and colours of the Glen

Annie Mar arrived with Maps and inks and images of some of the birds and beasts of the Glen

A photo of a woman taking art materials out of a bag
Annie Mar setting up her stall
photo of a hand and a drawing and a photograph of a blackbird
Drawing birds of the glen
a childs hands and inks drawings on a table
Inky drawings of birds
A photo of childs hands sparing orange ink onto a painted butterfly
Bringing the butterfly to life
a child's hands making an inky green shape on paper
going with the flow – allowing the ink to take shape

And Brian arrived with Cans and sticks and woodworking tools

A photo of tin cans and wooden sticks
Brian’s Bits
A photo of child and an adult's hands moving a plane across a timber strip
Learning how to plane timber
A photo of a child and an adults hands holding a drill
Learning how to use a drill
a child playing with her hand built instument
playng with the instruments
A childs hands with chopsticks tapping a tin can and wooden nstreument
tapping out a beat

Then the action began!

A slideshow of the session as it unfolded

A movie of children playing their instruments