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
There is a Spy and Try stencilling station in a tent @ 215 Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow… in front of the building of Mackintosh’s willow Tea Rooms which we now call “Mackintosh at the Willow” why don’t you come and … Continue reading Spy and Try … Mackintosh at the Willow
This week marks the beginning of the Autumn season and the last week before the Mackintosh festival kicks in ! The leaves have started coming down on my garden path and #thebigrose I stencilled a while ago are fading gracefully … Continue reading #thebigrose update ! One week to go !!!!
Between the 12 and the 18th September I am taking part in the #glasgowdod and I will give talks about stencilling Mackintosh but also about Historic stencilling . Glasgow DOD is a great celebration of Glasgow architecture and Scottish Style. … Continue reading Photography competition – Glasgow DOD Win Glasgow Style Stencils
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… … Continue reading DOORS OPEN DAY TALKS – RECREATING MACKINTOSH
This is about the multimedia class I have created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Art for an Art Lover, it will run during the Mackintosh festival in October 2016 Continue reading Art is the Flower… Multimedia class for The House for an Art Lover’s 20th anniversary – October 2016
Being blessed with the great chance to work with stencils I take great pride and pleasure in sharing my knowledge and I will be doing this during the summer in the lovely The Hill House National Trust Property in Helensburgh. That … Continue reading Talk – Demonstration on Mackintosh Stencilling at The Hill House – Helensburgh
At the turn of the century a young Glasgow based architect called Charles Rennie Mackintosh was commissioned to design a frieze for the well known “Glasgow Art Club” … Well that is a short version of the story, it would … Continue reading The Glasgow Art club frieze ! a modern recreation