If you ask me of an advantage of sticking to the same job for many years ! The one that comes to my mind is the pleasure of working with old friends ! No need to try and understand a … Continue reading Together we made some chairs ! For an Art Lover’s House
Some of my “Lost in translation” boards are part of an exhibition at The House for an Art Lover in Glasgow until the 27th of July Cafe Gallery its a varied exhibition of artist who regularly teach at The Art Park. … Continue reading “Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …
I will be running a full week end of up-cycling furniture in the lovely House for an Art Lover on the 22/23rd of July. for booking look here we have a few spaces left… but hurry they are going fast ! … Continue reading Tape and paint ! Upcycle the perfect triangle …
In 1917, Charles Rennie Mackintosh refurbished to the highest possible standard of both design and realisation a house at 78, Derngate – Northampton England for Mr Basset Lowkes a local industrialist. A very stylish property for the Art Lover that … Continue reading Making Mackintosh… 78, Derngate centenary events – stencilling workshop and heritage talk !
Sometimes one image says a thousand words !!! Here are our words @ The Lighthouse yesterday when I made colours available to the stencillers of #thebigrose !!! Continue reading Mackintosh and his technicolor dream stencil or 24 #bigroses at The Lighthouse !!!
Pushing paint through the holes of a template to produce a design, could be the most simplistic definition of stencilling but probably the most accurate ! Off course you use a brush ! The best thing about Stencilling is the beautiful … Continue reading STENCILLING CLASS !!! 22nd/23rd October – The House for an Art Lover
Glasgow sees every Mid September a great number of its historic buildings opened to the Public for the very awaited for #DOD (Doors open days). Those which are normally closed to the public open their doors for a few hours… … Continue reading DOORS OPEN DAY TALKS – RECREATING MACKINTOSH
Many years ago this trunk caught my eye in a “around the corner” charity shop, I remember vividly buying it for £10… that was in the days when you paid “normal prices” for things (that does make me sound a … Continue reading UP CYCLING AS A WAY OF LIFE – a new up cycling class this Autumn – in Glasgow
The Big Rose project is coming back in 2017 and I am excited to take part in a Heritage Walk with the The Maryhill Burgh Hall as part of The West End Festival on the 10th of June between 11am and … Continue reading The Big Rose project #BIGROSE 2016 – 2017
If like me you still read newspapers you probably have regularly a trip to the recycling bin with a bundle of very good quality paper and it seems such a shame to drop it in the bin but then again … Continue reading Recycle ! Turn old news prints in beautiful objects – Papier Mache week end in Glasgow 21-22 May