When Nature meets Culture, the magic of Eco Printing

My next workshops :   My next Eco Printing workshops will be: In Glasgow in my West end Studio during the week end of the 11-12 August : Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery on the 25th August  Info here In Strathaven with Creative Strathaven on the 30th September Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery onContinue reading “When Nature meets Culture, the magic of Eco Printing”

Make Chalk Paint ! and Up-Cycle !!!

Up-cycling furniture Week end in Glasgow on the 22/23rd July, we will make chalk paint and work on your own furniture. Click here for details and booking  Up-cycling furniture 10 weeks block starting on the 14th September, you will make chalk paint and work on your own one or two pieces of furniture as well asContinue reading “Make Chalk Paint ! and Up-Cycle !!!”

Together we made some chairs ! For an Art Lover’s House 

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 new creative partner ! To work out what they are like ! What will upsetContinue reading “Together we made some chairs ! For an Art Lover’s House “

“Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …

12 of my “Lost in Translation” boards and canvas are part of The summer exhibition at the Glasgow West End Thistle gallery between 17th of August and 3rd of September. I will be running a week end workshop on multimedia memory using similar techniques. We will be making boards at The House for an Art Lover in Glasgow.Continue reading ““Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …”

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 !”

78 Derngate a centenary celebration – The 1920’s Hall Lounge recreation

At number 78 Derngate in Northampton there is a small house which is celebrating this year the 100th anniversary of its refurbishment by a very famous architect. Charles Rennie Mackintosh. I had the great privilege to work with the exhibition team and my role was to recreate two of the heritage stencilled scheme… Not seenContinue reading “78 Derngate a centenary celebration – The 1920’s Hall Lounge recreation”

The Big Banner project, an art project #crmackintoshbanner2017

2017 #Thebigbanner If you need further information about the #thebigbannerproject email me @   bettysbeautifullife@gmail.com 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”

Mackintosh ‘s 78 derngate … watch this place for great things are happening !!!

Did you know that Mackintosh designed a house in England ? In Northampton and it’s opened to the public ? At 78 Derngate its the most jazzy interior I have seen… despite being a Mackintosh building … not a rose in site … triangles and bright colours as in the stencilled scheme … dark schemeContinue reading “Mackintosh ‘s 78 derngate … watch this place for great things are happening !!!”

DOORS OPEN DAY TALKS – RECREATING MACKINTOSH

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… Those who charge an entry fee welcome free of charge many visitors and experts ofContinue reading “DOORS OPEN DAY TALKS – RECREATING MACKINTOSH”

The Big Rose project #BIGROSE 2016 – 2017

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 1pm. We will walk throughout historic Maryhill and discover  the hidden histories of its industrial pastContinue reading “The Big Rose project #BIGROSE 2016 – 2017”