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 !
2016 saw #thebigroseproject ! For celebrating the 20th anniversary of The House for an Art Lover I outreached to “people” anyone from everywhere to stencil a bright pink Mackintosh outdoors. It was much fun and so accelerating to see tens of participants … Continue reading The Willow Tea Rooms Banner an art project for 2017 #crmackintoshbanner
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 … Continue reading In Helensburgh 24 #bigroses lead the way from the station to The Mack Club
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 … Continue reading 24 #Big roses at The Mackintosh Church A Pure Dead Brilliant experience !
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 … Continue reading Doors open days !!!
“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 … Continue reading Would George have been proud ? For historic re-creation we all rely on the first owner’s vanity !!!
“The workshop and your tuition was inspiring. I went home created an art space and began designing…” “For me working with other people at the same large table is like sharing a meal.” My name is Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw a … Continue reading Courses, workshops, Stencils and Commission work