The Big Banners can be seen in an exhibition @ The Lighthouse (3rd floor) until the 5th November 2017. It is an art project part of The Mackintosh Festival. Young people are very open to creativity and they have no fear of the brush ! I mean offer any “non arty” adult to have aContinue reading “Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !”
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Honest Error – Glasgow Poets on Charles Rennie Mackintosh
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 to have a look at the collection of items by Charles Rennie Mackintosh… and theContinue reading “Honest Error – Glasgow Poets on Charles Rennie Mackintosh”
The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany
This morning took me to the South Side of the City, a community cafe by the name of The Glendale Women’s Cafe. I was to meet there ladies who meet once a week in that community led Cafe with a charitable status to catch up and take part in many activities from Arts and CraftsContinue reading “The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany”
Mackintosh is calling all beginners !
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 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for the Maryhill community in the past times. As well asContinue reading “Mackintosh is calling all beginners !”
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”
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 “
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 !!!”
Remember ! Remember ! The makers of the Mackintosh Wartime furniture !
Very rarely you get the chance to be involved in a project driven by “goodness” but a few times in your artist life you come across someone who just wants out of sheer work and creativity to set the record right ! to give credit back where deserved… and its impossible not to get involved.Continue reading “Remember ! Remember ! The makers of the Mackintosh Wartime furniture !”
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 “
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 !”