I will be running a block of 10 weeks block of up-cycling class with the House for an Art Lover starting on the 14th September. Its a great way to learn new paint technics and to up-cycle small pieces of … Continue reading Map your memories ! Up-cycle to recycle your cherished maps !
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 … Continue reading Make Chalk Paint ! and Up-Cycle !!!
Free Demonstration Up-cyling old maps and music sheet in stylish furniture and small items @ The Oxfam Bookshop Byres Road – Glasgow – 13 and 16th July between 2pm and 4pm … Just turn up ! The beautiful West … Continue reading Oxfam bookshop demo ! Up-cycle local … make the world a better place and your home more beautiful !
Helly Powell is a textile artist born and raised in Wales. I had the pleasure to meet her at The Royal Highland show this past week end. I was marvelled by her “beasts” !!! Made of beautifully woven and medieval … Continue reading Fauxidermy – Textile extravagance !
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I will be running a full week end of up-cycling furniture in the lovely House for an Art Lover on the 22/23rd of July. for booking look here we have a… Continue reading Tape and paint ! Upcycle the perfect triangle …
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 … Continue reading Remember ! Remember ! The makers of the Mackintosh Wartime furniture !
Up on the Hill, overlooking the Firth of Clyde there is a superb house, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh for one of his favourite client Mr Walter Blackie. The Hill House is the very first Mackintosh property I ever visited … Continue reading Come and stencil Mackintosh at The House on the Hill
To book for this day stencilling please click here Queens’ Cross church in the Glasgow West end is best know from many as “The Mackintosh Church” ! Indeed this is the only church the Art Nouveau Architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh built. … Continue reading Stencilling with Mackintosh a West end Festival stencilling class #WEF2017
On the 29th April, I was back in Northampton for the last stencilling workshop of 78, Derngate’s centenary celebrations. And the creativity I saw there was extraordinary. Charles Rennie Mackintosh was employed by Mr Basset-Lowke to refurbish the property in 1917 … Continue reading Mackintosh as an inspiration – A great Stencil creating workshop
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 … Continue reading “Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …