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.”

“I can not believe that in just a few hours I learned two new skills and made such a lovely book”

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 studio in The Stylish West end of Glasgow … from where I work and teach Stencilling and all sorts of Upcycling techniques… Dyeing and Ecoprinting. List below…

I design Mackintosh inspired stencils available on my Etsy shop…

CRM STENCILS

I run a number of regular classes in the Glasgow Are

CLASSES (detail and bookings) 

3rd May for 8 weeks – Upcycling Furniture @ House for an Art Lover.  FULLY BOOKED NEXT CLASS WILL BE ADVERTISED SOON

5/6 May – Upcycling Week end @ TLC studio in Glasgow West end (small group) details  SOLD OUT

9th May for 8 weeks – Upcycling Furniture @ TLC studio in Glasgow West end (small group) details FULLY BOOKED FOR UPDATE ON NEXT SESSION EMAIL ME @ bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com

23, 24th June – Upcycling Furniture Week end @ TLC studio in Glasgow West End (small group) for detail and booking look Here

12 May 2018 – 13 May 2018 – Cold Indigo dying, two days workshop @ The House for an Art lovers Here

25th May – Stencilling Mackintosh and Book binding with Cass @ Mandors in Glasgow. Details Here

27th May 2018 – Indigo dyeing and Bookbinding with Cass @ Granton Hub in Edinburgh details Here

1st June Indigo dyeing and Bookbinding with Cass @ Mandors Glasgow details Here

8th June Eco printing Scottish leaves on your scarves @ The L C studio in Glasgow West end (small group) details here

16/17th June Eco printing week end @ The House for an Art Lover , Green & Blue Eco printing week end  for details look Here

18th May (SOLD OUT) , 15th June, 20th July, 17th August, 21st September, 19th October, Mackintosh Stencilling Discovery days @ The Lansdowne House of Stencils, To discover and practice Mackintosh Stencilling. This is a #MACKINTOSH150 event Booking on  Eventbrite

23/24th June – Upcycling furniture Week end @ TLH studio in Glasgow West end booking on Booking

7th July Eco Printing day @ The Glasgow Botanics, Eco printing on paper and cloth. For details look Here

 

STENCILLING/BOOKBINDING

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Collaborative workshop with Cassandra Barron from Bookbinding with Cass

During this 4 hours workshop we will learn to stencil on both paper and fabric and produce a stylist couple of covers as well as insert pages for the book that Cassandra Barron bookbinder will help us stitch together in the Coptic style.

On the day you will learn two skills and go home with a lovely finished product.

The workshop is taking place in Glasgow in Mandors The Fabric store and for booking details and prices you can look above for details,  This is taking place in May (details above)  and is suitable for both beginners and more advanced crafters.

ECO PRINTING

 

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I will be running a number of Eco Printing events in Glasgow and Edinburgh from the beginning of  2018   details above … if you want to learn the basics of Eco Printing and how to print paper to make cards look below:

 

PRINT – FOLD AND STITCH A MARK MAKING AND BOOK BINDING COLLABORATIVE WORKSHOPS with Eco Printing/Stencilling (all booking details above)

 

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2nd June eco printing and bookbinding @ Edinburgh Botanics

7 July Eco printing only @ Glasgow Botanic Gardens

15th July Eco printing and bookbinding @ The Herb Gardens in Edinburgh 

 

Serie of collaborative workshops with Cassandra Barron from Bookbinding with Cass.  Using Eco-printing to make marks we will then transform the pages made into stunning books by stitching them. Dates and details above

 

 

COLLAGE CLUB – Spring 2018  

I will run a Collage Club artwork making Art Work using up-cycling in September 2018. If you are interested please let me know @ bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com I will keep you posted.

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UP-CYCLING FURNITURE (booking details above) 

Week end Up-cycling furniture – My Studio – Glasgow 

23/24 june

Block of 8 weeks (wednesday nights)  of Up-cycling furniture – My studio – Glasgow Look for summer 2018 dates

Block of 8 weeks (Thursday nights) UpCycling furniture – House for an art Lover Glasgow Look for Autumn 2018 dates

 

I will be running an couple of Up-cycling furniture in my own studio during 2018. In the West end of Glasgow. During those sessions we do a mix of learning new technic on boards as well as working on your own piece of furniture. During those two days you will learn some techniques on boards of distressing, ageing, waxing and chalk painting as well as work on your own small piece. Lunches and coffee breaks are included in the price as well as a selection of paint/boards bring your own furniture (small piece please… small side table, box etc…)

I am running a block of 8 weeks (evening class) in The West of Glasgow in my studio. Starting Summer 2018 (dates to be advised)

I will also be running a block of 8 weeks @ The House for an Art Lover dates for autumn 2018 to be advised

I will be running a full week end in my studio in the West end of Glasgow details above (23rd and 24th June)

 

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STENCILLING

One day workshop

 

I will be running a one day workshop @ Kelvingrove Museum on the 20th of May. Booking will be via Glasgow Life. This will be part of #Mackintosh150

I will be running a full day Mackintosh Stencilling discovery day once a month between May and October 2018 for #MACKINTOSH150 dates above, we will visit a Mackintosh Property to look at some heritage stencilling before spending the afternoon learning the technique. Small group.  Dates and booking details above

 

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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 Here 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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