The other morning I checked my art supplies, I though they were a bit low before the next day workshop and so… time to replenish… on my way to … The Kelvingrove Park…. in the West end of Glasgow, walking … Continue reading Why I love my Journey as an Eco Artist !
For details on all my courses please look Here Do you like cooking from scratch ? you know that feeling of opening the fridge to an old onion and some scraps of cheese but then this beautiful home made quiche … Continue reading Make books for Christmas ! Hand-bind Upcycled wood and Indigo Shibori into unique hand made books !
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 !
I will be running some stencilling workshops with The Willow Tea Rooms in Buchanan Street – Glasgow if you would like to book look here ————- Much of my stencilling life is spent up a ladder or a scaffolding recreating the … Continue reading A freshly baked scone, a cup of tea and a stubby brush ! Stencilling Mackintosh @ The Willow Tea Rooms
“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
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 !!!
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