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
Tuesday’s are funny days… not the drab Monday that everyone hates and not the well awaited Friday… yet not the middle of the week either. Just a bit of a boring day apart from the lunchtime talk at the Hunterian … Continue reading Better together : “Honest Error”, written words and stencilled roses together celebrate the life and work of Mackintosh and Margaret
“Dear Betty … we are German textile students and we would like to help…” The email I received started that way… a group of students from Nuremberg on an exchange with Erasmus grants were visiting Glasgow in October and they … Continue reading It’s better together ; Erasmus’s Nuremberg students collaboration & #thebigbanner into Europe
“Cass and Elisabeth are just so nice and kind to be around, They create a nice atmosphere !” “I loved unrolling the bundles…” “The skills are enthousiastically shared” 2018 is the year of collaboration because “we work better … Continue reading Better together – Collaborative workshops with Bookbinding with Cass
October is over and The Big Banner has been put to rest… almost a year in the planning, several months in the preparing, 5 weeks of running, several hundreds participants and 11 banners hanging in The Lighthouse for another week. … Continue reading Better together ! Sponsorship ! Successful projects rely on local partnership…
The Big Banners can be seen in an exhibition @ The Lighthouse (3rd floor) until the 5th November 2017. It is an art project part of The Mackintosh Festival. Young people are very open to creativity and they have no … Continue reading Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !
If you would like a copy of this book, you can order it Here If you live in The UK and if you live overseas Here. A group a Glasgow Poet went into a basement storage a few months back … Continue reading Honest Error – Glasgow Poets on Charles Rennie Mackintosh
This morning took me to the South Side of the City, a community cafe by the name of The Glendale Women’s Cafe. I was to meet there ladies who meet once a week in that community led Cafe with a … Continue reading The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany
During his own Festival and in his own church Mackintosh is calling all stencilling beginners for a one day class this October !!! If you want to book or see details click here Queen’s cross church is a beautiful church designed … Continue reading Mackintosh is calling all beginners !
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 … Continue reading The Big Banner – the diary