Some people travel for work … I tend to do my best work close to home and let those who want to share come closer… I will be running an Eco printing and Bookbinding in the glorious Kibble Palace next week end with Cassandra Barron Edinburgh bookbinder. For info look Here I live and work inContinue reading “Blue Print and West end Eco Collaboration ! When Oxfam and the Glasgow Botanic become my work places !”
Category Archives: Listed building work
Spy and Try … Mackintosh at the Willow
There is a Spy and Try stencilling station in a tent @ 215 Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow… in front of the building of Mackintosh’s willow Tea Rooms which we now call “Mackintosh at the Willow” why don’t you come and try your hand at Stencilling? I was there last week end, for the door openContinue reading “Spy and Try … Mackintosh at the Willow”
In Thomson Greek Style
I will be running a workshop on the 29th July as part of the Merchant City Festival on how to stencil “Greek Thomson Style” ! For details and bookings check Here The Victorians were definitively interested in style ! After all they had to compensate for a recently gained status and a complete lack of lookingContinue reading “In Thomson Greek Style “
Making Mackintosh… 78, Derngate centenary events – stencilling workshop and heritage talk !
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 Basset Lowkes was. In 2017 78, Derngate is celebrating a very important anniversary … 100Continue reading “Making Mackintosh… 78, Derngate centenary events – stencilling workshop and heritage talk !”
The Big Banner project, an art project #crmackintoshbanner2017
2017 #Thebigbanner If you need further information about the #thebigbannerproject email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org If you want to read the diary I keep during the run up to the project click here Here you can view the program of the Mackintosh Festival 2017 During the Mackintosh Festival in Glasgow, I will be running a number ofContinue reading “The Big Banner project, an art project #crmackintoshbanner2017”
In Helensburgh 24 #bigroses lead the way from the station to The Mack Club
This week saw #Thebigroses back in Helensburgh but this time right in the centre of the town when The Mackintosh Club hosted a masterclass in stencilling in its glorious premises at 40, Sinclair Street, 2 up… Local ladies arrived at 10am on the dot, two of them were local artists Lesley Carruthers and Mary Batchelor. TheyContinue reading “In Helensburgh 24 #bigroses lead the way from the station to The Mack Club”
24 #Big roses at The Mackintosh Church A Pure Dead Brilliant experience !
Queens Cross Church in the Maryhill Area of Glasgow is the only church that Mackintosh fully built. Thats may be why locally we call it The Mackintosh Church. It’s located at the cross road of Maryhill and Garcube roads next door to Partick Thistle football grounds in a really popular area of Glasgow. Locals rememberContinue reading “24 #Big roses at The Mackintosh Church A Pure Dead Brilliant experience !”
Doors open days !!!
Last week was Glasgow dod (Glasgow Door open days) a week long festival part of a huge international movement which consist in opening doors of historic buildings who are normally not open to the public. It’s a huge thing in Glasgow, a week long festival with heritage talks, opened buildings, guided tours, and douzains ofContinue reading “Doors open days !!!”
Would George have been proud ? For historic re-creation we all rely on the first owner’s vanity !!!
“There is a great deal to be learned from the craftsman who intelligently executes one’s own designs… he is as much as a necessity in producing a beautiful piece of work as the designer himself.” George Walton, Lecture to The Philosophical Society, Glasgow 1900 I have described recently in an article I wrote for TheContinue reading “Would George have been proud ? For historic re-creation we all rely on the first owner’s vanity !!!”
Workshops, Contact details…
Join my mailing list if you would like to hear about any new events… courses/workshop I set up You can contact me @ email@example.com. I record my activities on my Face Book page and post loads of photos on my Instagram page “The workshop and your tuition was inspiring. I went home created an art spaceContinue reading “Workshops, Contact details…”