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The Big Draw

About the group A group dedicated to our Big Draw celebrations! The Big Draw is an international festival aiming to encourage people of all ages & abilities to draw.

Created 17 October 2013

This is an interpretation of Aberystwuth on the Future by Megan Thomas.

This is image created through the medium of Chalk and pastel.

This is a picture of a Private jet, flying hotdogs & jellyfish, squirrels serving icecream.

Natasha Scullion
Thursday 28th of August 2014 04:55:27 PM
This is an interpretation of Aberystwyth in the Future by Eleanor W. V.

The image was created through the medium of Pencil.

This is a picture of a Small Welsh flag, shopping mall, gravestones.

Natasha Scullion
Thursday 28th of August 2014 04:09:01 PM
Aberystwyth Castle and Old College, 1932 and one of the inspriations for the Big Draw Aberystwyth Event at RCAHMW Offices

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 12:13:07 PM
Looking at some of the source material, Falcon Hildred and the R.E.Kay collections in the Royal Commission library

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 10:16:58 AM
Learning about the different art techniques they can try with chalk pastels, pencils,pen and ink and watercolours

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 10:19:36 AM
Starting to create their art works, pictures of an aberystwyth of the future based on aerofilms images of aberystywyth from the past using the style and techniques of the artists in the RCAHMW collection to bring them to life!

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 10:31:20 AM
Getting to grips with the watercolours

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 10:55:31 AM
Using the aerofilms for inspiration

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 10:57:11 AM
Adding in the details

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 12:07:12 PM
Finishing touches with the chalk pastels

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 12:08:31 PM
A selection of the finished pieces showing an aberystwyth of the future full of helipads, travel cannons, digital homes, shopping centres and a re-fortified castle!

Natasha Scullion
Wednesday 6th of November 2013 12:13:07 PM
The Menai bridge- a really popular image at the Oriel Ynys Mon Big Draw Day!

Natasha Scullion
Monday 4th of November 2013 02:06:01 PM
Showing off the results of a hard morning's work!

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:18:57 PM
Working on the banner

Alison Cutforth
Monday 4th of November 2013 01:52:05 PM
Looking at shapes and objects in the Aerofilms images

Alison Cutforth
Monday 4th of November 2013 01:58:41 PM
Catrin Williams and our morning sketchers share the mornings achievements

Alison Cutforth
Monday 4th of November 2013 02:06:01 PM
Edinburgh's Southside where the Scottish Activity Team held their Big Draw Event

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:47:54 PM
Some of the finished pieces.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:24:41 PM
Old and new in the Quartermile development, on the site of the former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:30:46 PM
A line drawing of Edinburgh University student accommodation.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:32:12 PM
The former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary clock tower.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:33:28 PM
A study of materials and textures in the fabric of the former Boroughloch Brewery.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:35:44 PM
A pencil sketch with watercolour of the old Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:37:12 PM
Detail of the Unicorn pillar guarding the Meadows at Summerhall.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:38:05 PM
A sketch of a street lamp at the Boroughloch brewery

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:40:18 PM
The modern lines of the Quartermile development contrasts with older building styles on Edinburgh's Southside.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:42:03 PM
A sketch of the Unicorn pillar at the east end of the Meadows. http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/en/site/125730/details/edinburgh+the+meadows+east+pillars/

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:45:14 PM
Old and new at Quartermile.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:46:35 PM
Watercolour shows the different building materials employed at Quartermile.

Brian Wilkinson
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:47:54 PM
We have planned a 'sketch-crawl' around Edinburgh on Friday, October 18th. Who wouldn't be inspired by such amazing built heritage?

Regina Papachlimitzou
Friday 1st of November 2013 02:21:47 PM
The landscape of Anglesey, perfect habitats for the animals drawn for the Big Draw event!

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:49:12 PM
Sketching in the museum-looking at the work of Charles Tunnicliffe on display at Oriel Ynys Môn



http://ow.ly/qomWT

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:23:34 PM
Hard at work-inking in the outlines

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:24:49 PM
Giving the Egret water to swim in

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:48:15 PM
Fantastic Mr Fox!

Natasha Scullion
Friday 1st of November 2013 12:49:12 PM
We also have an event planned in Sheffield!

Regina Papachlimitzou
Tuesday 29th of October 2013 01:45:33 PM
Showing off our drawing of our journeys to Weston Park Big Draw event

Alison Cutforth
Tuesday 29th of October 2013 01:35:13 PM
Drawing maps in Sheffield. Arhun drew a volcanic island

Alison Cutforth
Tuesday 29th of October 2013 01:45:33 PM
The group will also be drawing inspiration from material retrieved from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales archive (copyright RCAHMW)

Regina Papachlimitzou
Thursday 17th of October 2013 11:31:28 AM
In Aberystwyth, we have invited a group of schoolchildren to draw inspiration from Aerofilms images of 1920s-30s Aberystwyth, to imagine how the city might look in 80 years time!

Regina Papachlimitzou
Thursday 17th of October 2013 11:27:29 AM
Just one example of what you might be inspired to draw! (copyright Edinburgh Sketcher)

Regina Papachlimitzou
Thursday 17th of October 2013 11:21:48 AM
We are really excited to be taking part in The Big Draw 2013! We have events taking place in Edinburgh, Aberystwyth, Anglesey, and Sheffield.



More information on The Big Draw can be found here:

http://www.campaignfordrawing.org/bigdraw/index.aspx

https://www.facebook.com/CampaignforDrawing

https://twitter.com/The_Big_Draw



For our Edinburgh event we are joined by the Edinburgh Sketcher, whose website is below:

http://edinburghsketcher.com/

Regina Papachlimitzou
Thursday 17th of October 2013 11:04:06 AM