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
When you write about niche subjects it’s always a bit of a gamble on whether you will find readers but I guess this month STENCILLING has become main stream ! A Big thank You ! See you soon back here. … Continue reading 1000 !!! Of you came to read Those pages this month 🙂 Thank you
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 … Continue reading Mackintosh ‘s 78 derngate … watch this place for great things are happening !!!
Learning a new skill is a good way to … pass the time during cold winter weekends but also make friends and giving yourself the tools to tackle home improvement ! I will be running a one day stencilling workshop … Continue reading New Stencilling class at the glasgow city heritage trust
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 !!!
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
Right in the centre of Glasgow at the bottom of a Mitchell lane off Buchanan street you can find The Lighthouse. And that’s where I was on the 15th October for another #thebigroseday. If you walk down the lane from … Continue reading 24 #Bigroses at The Lighthouse, down the lane and up the tower !
Pushing paint through the holes of a template to produce a design, could be the most simplistic definition of stencilling but probably the most accurate ! Off course you use a brush ! The best thing about Stencilling is the beautiful … Continue reading STENCILLING CLASS !!! 22nd/23rd October – The House for an Art Lover
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 !
This morning, 24 beautiful ordered large cabbage roses are adorning the lawn in front of The Hill House in Helensburgh, that Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed for the publisher Blackie in the early 1900’s, a pure Scottish Art Nouveau Gem ! They are the … Continue reading 24 #bigroses at The Hill House