Better together – Collaborative workshops with Bookbinding with Cass

“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 together” and Cassandra Barron and me will be running a number of workshops “Printing –Continue reading “Better together – Collaborative workshops with Bookbinding with Cass”

Fake it ! Or get into Upcycling Furniture …

I will be running an Upcycling Furniture class of 10 weeks in the West End of Glasgow starting mid January details and bookings Here     THIS CLASSE IS NOW SOLD OUT CHECK AGAIN LATER FOR THE NEXT BLOCK STARTING IN MAY I will be running an Upcycling Furniture Week End in the West EndContinue reading “Fake it ! Or get into Upcycling Furniture …”

Better together ! Sponsorship ! Successful projects rely on local partnership…

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. I have to admit the result of a small idea went beyond all expectations. ItContinue reading “Better together ! Sponsorship ! Successful projects rely on local partnership…”

Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !

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 fear of the brush ! I mean offer any “non arty” adult to have aContinue reading “Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !”

Back to School ! The Big Banner @ The Scotland Street School Museum

And they came from all over Scotland, to Scotland Street Museum  … some of them early retired with a desire to learn new skill. A quiet small group focused on making the most of the day with me. They wanted to understand the technique, make something beautiful and spend a relaxing day… Making a big banner.Continue reading “Back to School ! The Big Banner @ The Scotland Street School Museum”

Honest Error – Glasgow Poets on Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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 to have a look at the collection of items by Charles Rennie Mackintosh… and theContinue reading “Honest Error – Glasgow Poets on Charles Rennie Mackintosh”

The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany

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 charitable status to catch up and take part in many activities from Arts and CraftsContinue reading “The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany”

Mackintosh is calling all beginners !

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 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Maryhill community in the past times. As well asContinue reading “Mackintosh is calling all beginners !”

When Nature meets Culture, the magic of Eco Printing

My next workshops :   My next Eco Printing workshops will be: In Glasgow in my West end Studio during the week end of the 11-12 August : Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery on the 25th August  Info here In Strathaven with Creative Strathaven on the 30th September Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery onContinue reading “When Nature meets Culture, the magic of Eco Printing”

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”