Every year I take a couple of days off to learn a new technique, something fun which I have not done before and I might just be able to incorporate in my own work ! I came across PULP the … Continue reading Use PULP ! Make paper !
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
My studio is based in Glasgow – Scotland, and anyone there reading the title above would think I have been stung by the Football bug ! Blue and Green are the well known colours of the Celtic and Rangers football … Continue reading 2018 is the year of the Blues and the Greens !
“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
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 … Continue reading Fake it ! Or get into Upcycling Furniture …
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 !
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 … Continue reading Back to School ! The Big Banner @ The Scotland Street School Museum
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