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Spring Fling 2014 begins

The Spring Fling has now become become Scotland's premier open studios event Credit: ITV News Border

From Labyrinths in the shape of a brain to painted horse blankets and handmade clogs, this year's Spring Fling has everything on offer.

The event aims to open up artists studios from across the region in a bid to help the public see the amazing talent on offer in the area.

There's even the chance to see how clogs are made Credit: ITV News Border

Almost 100 studios are open across Dumfries and Galloway, stretching from Stranraer to Langholm.

Each one offers the chance to see a different form of art work from paintings and photography to pottery and weaving.

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Murals brighten up Dumfries and Galloway

Huge murals have appeared on buildings across Dumfries and Galloway.

The murals have appeared across Dumfries and Galloway Credit: Spring Fling

The art works, measuring up to 40 meters long, are part of the Spring Fling Rural Mural project.

The art works measure up to 40 meters long Credit: Spring Fling

The scheme has seen street artists from across the UK and Europe team up with artists from Dumfries and Galloway.

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Dumfries and Galloway arts festival launched

Artistic dancers will be taking part in the festival Credit: ITV News Border

One of the biggest open arts festivals in Scotland has been has been launched.

The annual Spring Fling event in Dumfries and Galloway brings in around £1 million to the local economy every year.

Almost 100 artsits will be opening their studios to vistors between the 25th and 27th of May.

There will also be a number of extra events this year such as dancing and music.