Give an adult a brush and they will learn to stencil ! Give a child a brush and He will create art ! Children have no creative fear and have not experienced the immense desire to create a master piece … Continue reading Mackintosh stencilling … Pupils act ! A West end Festival workshop ! Let the young lead the way !
EVENTS: For those interested to discover Mackintosh stencilling that is see some original stencilling as well as practise your brushstrokes why don’t you book yourself on one of my Stencilling Mackintosh Discovery days? I am running them once a month … Continue reading #mackintosh150 – THE BIG MACK PROJECT
“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
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…
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
During his own Festival and in his own church Mackintosh is calling all stencilling beginners for a one day class this October !!! If you want to book or see details click here Queen’s cross church is a beautiful church designed … Continue reading Mackintosh is calling all beginners !
YOU CAN PURCHASE HERE This is a shopping bag hand stencilled by artist stenciller Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw to celebrate the 2016 outreach art project #THEBIGROSE. This project celebrates the sharing with a wide public of the technique of stencilling used … Continue reading THE BIG ROSE BAG FOR LIFE – A MACKINTOSH ROSE TO CARRY YOUR SHOPPING IN AN ECO FRIENDLY MANNER
20th September – My sponsors are local business ! Any good project relies on a great idea, some supporters, a pile of hard work and … A number of well meaning sponsors ! That is why this year I decided … Continue reading The Big Banner – the diary
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 !!!