Buy my Stencils

I started my artist life in the 1990’s as a stenciller. I trained in Glasgow and for many years was involved in the recreation of schemes by the turn of the century Architect/Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I worked on exhibitions, conservation, refurbishment and recreation of his designs. Two of my best know pieces of workContinue reading “Buy my Stencils”

Make Merit ! creatively … Eco Printing and Indigo dyeing scarves in Thailand to combat COVIT19

This is the story of 19 unique pieces of wearable art created in Northern Thailand by my very good friend Mann, to help combat COVIT19 … please read and if you can fall in Love with one of those scarves… you too … Make Merit… you will like it… It starts here ! I haveContinue reading “Make Merit ! creatively … Eco Printing and Indigo dyeing scarves in Thailand to combat COVIT19”

Blue Prints, four week workshop in Printing Botanical and Blue

You have to love anything Blue and Crips 🙂 blue and white china, blue and white chintz, blue and white Indigo Shibori … I cant take my eyes away everytime I come in contact with this combination…. and so many of my techniques draw on blue and white… so many of my techniques use BotanicalContinue reading “Blue Prints, four week workshop in Printing Botanical and Blue”

Printing in Woodlands, a FREE Eco Printing, Upcycling and Skills Sharing Exhibition at the Glasgow Botanical garden

  Please Visit “Printing in Woodlands” on the 29th February and 1st March between 10am and 4pm in the Glasgow Botanical Gardens… It is a beautiful celebration of everything Eco, and sharing AND IT IS FREE. When the world is worried about climate change and cutting down consumption many are trying to find a newContinue reading “Printing in Woodlands, a FREE Eco Printing, Upcycling and Skills Sharing Exhibition at the Glasgow Botanical garden”

#2019 CraftsNine challenge – a year full of learning crafts in a challenge ! an Year end Update !

What a full creative year it has been and only one day before we turn the leaf towards 2020 I have to reflect on my 2019 Crafts Nine challenge over the past 12 months… I decided at the beginning of the year I needed a focus and some direction for my creativity and it isContinue reading “#2019 CraftsNine challenge – a year full of learning crafts in a challenge ! an Year end Update !”

From nothingness to nearly black … 7 shades of blue, Fermenting Indigo with Aboubakar Fofana… I came home in Bali !

I am a textile artist and a lover of blue and I teach Indigo dyeing in Scotland (my next Indigo event) on a regular basis, but I love learning myself and I believe I know so little compared with Master Indigo dyer Aboubakar Fofana so I went all the way to Bali last November to attendContinue reading “From nothingness to nearly black … 7 shades of blue, Fermenting Indigo with Aboubakar Fofana… I came home in Bali !”

Printing in Woodlands, A botanical journey, POP UP EXHIBITION

FREE POP UP EXHIBITION : 23rd November 11am to 4.30 pm Woodlands Workspace – 66 Ashley Street – Glasgow G3 We will steam bundles  (20 on first come first serve) and show Eco Printing work realised by Artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw and novice participants. PRINTING IN WOODLANDS – THE PROJECT In the summer of 2019Continue reading “Printing in Woodlands, A botanical journey, POP UP EXHIBITION”

The Fashion Revolution meets Eco Printing ! Farcap Fashion in my Glasgow Studio

This week was just super, I was teaching Eco Printing to 4 individuals well connected with The Fashion Revolution…. AZADI FASHION visited me and The story is … Sometimes you know that you meet someone who will be present in your life for a long time and will make a difference. Barbara Denker, Head ofContinue reading “The Fashion Revolution meets Eco Printing ! Farcap Fashion in my Glasgow Studio”

Open studios – Up cycle your old jeans in our studios

Everyone has some pairs of jeans in their wardrobe… those that you cant quite throw away but don’t want to wear anymore… Cassandra Barron from Bookbinding with Cass and me .. The Lansdowne House we have decided to welcome you in our studios this winter… We want to share our  amazing creative spaces with youContinue reading “Open studios – Up cycle your old jeans in our studios”

Blue dye for the spinning ladies !

My next Indigo workshop week end is in Glasgow on the 7/8 September look Here for detail I love passing on my passion for blue to whoever wants to learn to dye with Indigo. Over the past years I have spent many days teaching numerous participants to Indigo Shibori their cloth, or clothes when weContinue reading “Blue dye for the spinning ladies !”