Tuesday’s are funny days… not the drab Monday that everyone hates and not the well awaited Friday… yet not the middle of the week either. Just a bit of a boring day apart from the lunchtime talk at the Hunterian ! 10 mns of bliss of talk by an expert, just enough to keep youContinue reading “Better together : “Honest Error”, written words and stencilled roses together celebrate the life and work of Mackintosh and Margaret”
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Map your memories ! Up-cycle to recycle your cherished maps !
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 furniture. For info and bookings look Here A while ago I used some old maps toContinue reading “Map your memories ! Up-cycle to recycle your cherished maps !”
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 !!!”
Oxfam bookshop workshop ! Up-cycle local … make the world a better place and your home more beautiful !
Free workshop Upcycling old maps and musical sheets into stylish journals @Oxfam Bookshop Byres road – Glasgow – 24th September I will be running a 2 hours FREE workshop at The Oxfam Bookshop in Byres road as part of the Byres road book festival on 24th of September for details and bookings please click Here Continue reading “Oxfam bookshop workshop ! Up-cycle local … make the world a better place and your home more beautiful !”
Fauxidermy – Textile extravagance !
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 inspired fabric her animal’s heads are a great statement for creativity. Inspired by the traditionalContinue reading “Fauxidermy – Textile extravagance !”
Stencilling with Mackintosh a West end Festival stencilling class #WEF2017
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. Its a very special building as today it houses the headquarters of the Charles RennieContinue reading “Stencilling with Mackintosh a West end Festival stencilling class #WEF2017”
Mackintosh as an inspiration – A great Stencil creating workshop
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 in a trendy, practical and beautifully harmonious house for himself and his young bride. SomethingContinue reading “Mackintosh as an inspiration – A great Stencil creating workshop”
“Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …
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 techniques. We will be making boards at The House for an Art Lover in Glasgow.Continue reading ““Lost in Translation”, I up-cycled my Asian travelling impressions on multimedia boards …”
Tape and paint ! Upcycle the perfect triangle …
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 few spaces left… but hurry they are going fast ! This season, my group of up-cyclers have been experimenting for their furniture with geometrical shapesContinue reading “Tape and paint ! Upcycle the perfect triangle …”
“Making Mackintosh” a great week end of creativity at 78, Derngate …learning about the stencilled heritage
I will be running a one day workshop in stencilling at 78, Derngate on the 29th of April, if you want detail and booking details look here. 78, Derngate is having a celebration this year… 100 years of enjoying the great designs that Charles Rennie Mackintosh created for the property while it was in theContinue reading ““Making Mackintosh” a great week end of creativity at 78, Derngate …learning about the stencilled heritage”