Themes in focus

Here you can use material from National Library of Scotland collections to explore themes relating to creativity.

The first theme is the creative process of the Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray.

We have chosen seven items, including drawings and pages from his notebooks, to get you started.


Creativity main page

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Plan the story you want to tell before you start writing it. Go to 'The ideas factory'

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An introduction to the 7:84 Scotland Company theatre archive. Watch video

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