YOU CAN PURCHASE HERE This is a shopping bag hand stencilled by artist stenciller Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw to celebrate the 2016 outreach art project #THEBIGROSE. This project celebrates the sharing with a wide public of the technique of stencilling used by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporary in Glasgow. #THEBIGROSE was launched in 2016 duringContinue reading “THE BIG ROSE BAG FOR LIFE – A MACKINTOSH ROSE TO CARRY YOUR SHOPPING IN AN ECO FRIENDLY MANNER”
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The Big Banner – the diary
20th September – My sponsors are local business ! Any good project relies on a great idea, some supporters, a pile of hard work and … A number of well meaning sponsors ! That is why this year I decided to approach three local companies for some help and guess what… They said yes !Continue reading “The Big Banner – the diary”
Stencilling with Mackintosh a West end Festival stencilling class #WEF2017
To book for this day stencilling please click here Queens’ Cross church in the Glasgow West end is best know from many as “The Mackintosh Church” ! Indeed this is the only church the Art Nouveau Architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh built. Its a very special building as today it houses the headquarters of the Charles RennieContinue reading “Stencilling with Mackintosh a West end Festival stencilling class #WEF2017”
Mackintosh as an inspiration – A great Stencil creating workshop
On the 29th April, I was back in Northampton for the last stencilling workshop of 78, Derngate’s centenary celebrations. And the creativity I saw there was extraordinary. Charles Rennie Mackintosh was employed by Mr Basset-Lowke to refurbish the property in 1917 in a trendy, practical and beautifully harmonious house for himself and his young bride. SomethingContinue reading “Mackintosh as an inspiration – A great Stencil creating workshop”
78 Derngate a centenary celebration – The 1920’s Hall Lounge recreation
At number 78 Derngate in Northampton there is a small house which is celebrating this year the 100th anniversary of its refurbishment by a very famous architect. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I had the great privilege to work with the exhibition team and my role was to recreate two of the heritage stencilled scheme… Not seenContinue reading “78 Derngate a centenary celebration – The 1920’s Hall Lounge recreation”
The Big Banner project, an art project #crmackintoshbanner2017
2017 #Thebigbanner If you need further information about the #thebigbannerproject email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org If you want to read the diary I keep during the run up to the project click here Here you can view the program of the Mackintosh Festival 2017 During the Mackintosh Festival in Glasgow, I will be running a number ofContinue reading “The Big Banner project, an art project #crmackintoshbanner2017”
Mackintosh and his technicolor dream stencil or 24 #bigroses at The Lighthouse !!!
Sometimes one image says a thousand words !!! Here are our words @ The Lighthouse yesterday when I made colours available to the stencillers of #thebigrose !!!
In Helensburgh 24 #bigroses lead the way from the station to The Mack Club
This week saw #Thebigroses back in Helensburgh but this time right in the centre of the town when The Mackintosh Club hosted a masterclass in stencilling in its glorious premises at 40, Sinclair Street, 2 up… Local ladies arrived at 10am on the dot, two of them were local artists Lesley Carruthers and Mary Batchelor. TheyContinue reading “In Helensburgh 24 #bigroses lead the way from the station to The Mack Club”
24 #Big roses at The Mackintosh Church A Pure Dead Brilliant experience !
Queens Cross Church in the Maryhill Area of Glasgow is the only church that Mackintosh fully built. Thats may be why locally we call it The Mackintosh Church. It’s located at the cross road of Maryhill and Garcube roads next door to Partick Thistle football grounds in a really popular area of Glasgow. Locals rememberContinue reading “24 #Big roses at The Mackintosh Church A Pure Dead Brilliant experience !”
24 #bigroses at The Hill House
This morning, 24 beautiful ordered large cabbage roses are adorning the lawn in front of The Hill House in Helensburgh, that Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed for the publisher Blackie in the early 1900’s, a pure Scottish Art Nouveau Gem ! They are the result of the first day of #thebigroseproject , an art project I am running thisContinue reading “24 #bigroses at The Hill House”