My studio is based in Glasgow – Scotland, and anyone there reading the title above would think I have been stung by the Football bug ! Blue and Green are the well known colours of the Celtic and Rangers football … Continue reading 2018 is the year of the Blues and the Greens !
My next workshops : I will be running a wonderful day workshop in the beautiful Glasgow Botanical garden in Eco Printing. We will harvest leaves before making our way to the stunning Kibble palace to eco print them … turning … Continue reading When Nature meets Culture, the magic of Eco Printing
“The workshop and your tuition was inspiring. I went home created an art space and began designing…” “For me working with other people at the same large table is like sharing a meal.” “I can not believe that in just … Continue reading Courses, workshops, Stencils and Commission work
Give an adult a brush and they will learn to stencil ! Give a child a brush and He will create art ! Children have no creative fear and have not experienced the immense desire to create a master piece … Continue reading Mackintosh stencilling … Pupils act ! A West end Festival workshop ! Let the young lead the way !
My next week end Indigo Shibori is in Glasgow in September … I would love if you wanted to join… Detail and booking When I was a child at some point I ended up with this Tie Dye tee shirt… … Continue reading 123 – Indigo Dye – Fold and Print was a great week end ! Now I am feeling BLUE !
Designing is the arrangement or pattern of elements or features of an artistic or decorative work or other… says Collins dictionary ! Forgetting about the creative process of the artistic brain to initiate unique arrangement … It is a wonderful … Continue reading Inspiration … The best flattery … A Glasgow Rose for #MACKINTOSH150
You have to love the “Blue Dye” no? Would you like to try it? I will be running some basic Indigo Shibori workshops within the next few weeks… but if you love your Blue Indigo Shibori read below… some interesting … Continue reading Indigo Shibori … Fold, Stitch and Clamp the best Blue and White print !
A few days ago I received this very lovely message from Betty .. a participant from my last Stencilling and Bookbinding workshop in Glasgow ! … “Thanks to you and Cass, for such a wonderful inspiring day… To come away … Continue reading When Betty came to my workshop to Stencil Mackintosh !
Some people travel for work … I tend to do my best work close to home and let those who want to share come closer… I will be running an Eco printing and Bookbinding in the glorious Kibble Palace next … Continue reading Blue Print and West end Eco Collaboration ! When Oxfam and the Glasgow Botanic become my work places !
EVENTS: For those interested to discover Mackintosh stencilling that is see some original stencilling as well as practise your brushstrokes why don’t you book yourself on one of my Stencilling Mackintosh Discovery days? I am running them once a month … Continue reading #mackintosh150 – THE BIG MACK PROJECT
Every year I take a couple of days off to learn a new technique, something fun which I have not done before and I might just be able to incorporate in my own work ! I came across PULP the … Continue reading Use PULP ! Make paper !
Eco printing is my very favorite technique of all ! Creating beautiful marks on Upcycled paper and fabric with some leaves discarded by nature ! What better way is there to recycling while being creative ? I am so eager … Continue reading Earthy ! using organic dye to give earthy tones to Eco-prints