Courses, workshops, Stencils and Commission work

“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.”

My name is Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw a Christie’s graduate in Decorative Arts, wall treatments have been my passion for 25 years.  I run a stencilling studio in The Stylish West end of Glasgow … This is what I offer

CLASSES

PAPER MAKING AND BOOK BINDING 10 November

PAPER MAKING AND JOURNAL MAKING 13 – 16 July

I will be running a free workshop about upcycling maps and music sheets in beautiful journals for the Oxfam Bookshop Byres road in Glasgow during the Byres Road Book Festival on the 22nd of September from 9.30 to 11.30 bookings for the event will be available during the summer 2017.

As a new class for this autumn I will team up with the very creative book binding expert  Cassandra Barron to offer a class at The House for an Art lover on how to make marks on paper with stencils, stamps, rubbings and stamping, and make hand bound books on the 10th November 2017. It is a full day workshop. For Detail and booking look Here  

 

COLLAGE CLUB 9/10th september 

I am running a Collage Club artwork making Art Work using upcycling on the week end of the 9/10th September at The House for an Art Lover. For detail and booking look here

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UP-CYCLING FURNITURE

Free Demonstration – 13, 16Th of July – Oxfam Bookshop – Glasgow

I will be giving a free demonstration of up-cycling Vintage maps and old music sheets into beautiful pieces of furniture and small items at the Oxfam bookshop, Byres road – Glasgow between 2 and 4pm. You will be able to purchase there packs of vintage papers ready to be up-cycled in your own projects. This is a free demonstration just pop along.

Regular one day – My Studio – Glasgow 

Full Day of Up-cycling furniture and revamp your kitchen in my studio in the West end of Glasgow, practice a range of techniques on boards. Discuss your own project and enjoy a home cooked lunch. Keep an eye on this page for the next dates. If you want your name on my list for next class email me @ bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

 22, 23rd of July – House for an Art Lover

Week end of Upcycling furniture at the beautiful House for an Art Lover. Paint your own small piece of furniture, practice a range of techniques on a board book Here

Block of 10 weeks evening Class – House for an Art Lover

(14th September onwards)

I will run a 10 weeks session of evening classes at The House for an Art Lover (Glasgow) from Mid September. For Detail and booking check  here

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STENCILLING

One day workshop – 25 October – Mackintosh Church

I will be running a one day stencilling workshop as part of the Mackintosh Festival with The Mackintosh Society on the 25 October . Bookings are not yet opened. For info email me @ bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

2 hours short course – 26 August 2016 – NTS The Hill House

I will be running a start up stencilling session at The Hill House in Helensburgh on the 26 August. For details email me at bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com or check The Hill House

One day workshop – 29th July – Glasgow City Heritage Trust

I will be running a one day stencilling workshop as part of the Glasgow Merchant city Festival on the 29th July. It is based on Greek revival design after the work of Alexandre Thomson the Greek. For info and booking please look Here

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PRIVATE COURSES

I can organise private courses in stencilling or up cycling furniture. Email me @ bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com for detail.
Stencils in the Mackintosh style are available here

Facebook page The Lansdowne House Mackintosh stencils

Instagram page Here and Here

Twitter : Here

My Studio:

In the fashionable West end of Glasgow you will find just a short way away from the University and its park, a lovely crescent with large residents gardens. Around those green heavens, Victorian tenements flats and large town houses have been standing for over 160 years offering spacious accommodation and working spaces to the residents of the area.

Its a lovely, green, quiet environment where we have set up roots a long while ago and it is there that in the stone floor workshop with the roaring fire in the winter and the fresh patio in the summer I design my stencils, I wax painted furniture for my clients. This is where I run workshops and design special projects.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his Art Nouveau (Glasgow Style in Glasgow) designs caught my interest many years ago and stencilling has always been my preferred technique and I will offer you my expertise for any project you have in mind.

Children classes:

I can organise stencilling classes for any size of party and I have experience in working with groups and classes.

I offer:

– ready made stencils in the style of Mackintosh, you can find those on http://www.Etsy.com (@thelansdownehouseofstencils) or just email me on bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com with your requests.

– I will design on commissions for you, for any design email me on bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

– I offer a commission service and will stencil your interior, office etc… for details email me on bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

finally if you can’t find what you are looking for just drop me a line.

Happy stencilling.

Betty xx

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