To book on one of my Up-cycling Furniture workshops see below for link ! I cant wait to meet you there … Spring is coming along and with it pink flowers on the Japanese trees and a new urge to … Continue reading Up-cycle as a way of Life, from boxes to chairs, your loved objects need some TLC and you a new skill !
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 !
2 Venues – 3 Workshops – 3 Creative Techniques – 3 Hand made books – perfect for Christmas present…. Are you ready for a bit of creativity ? 9 September – Glasgow – Woodlands workspace – Eco Printing – Info and … Continue reading Print, fold and stitch come and make some books with Cassandra and Betty… !
My next Eco Printing workshop is Glasgow is on the 9th September details are … Here we will make little books like those below … This is a strange process and it produces a unique result … it’s not a … Continue reading Eco printing is it a print or a stain ? Don’t delay ! Play with paper !
You have to love the “Blue Dye” no? Would you like to try it? I will be running some basic Indigo Shibori workshops within the next few weeks… but if you love your Blue Indigo Shibori read below… some interesting … Continue reading Indigo Shibori … Fold, Stitch and Clamp the best Blue and White print !
Some people travel for work … I tend to do my best work close to home and let those who want to share come closer… I will be running an Eco printing and Bookbinding in the glorious Kibble Palace next … Continue reading Blue Print and West end Eco Collaboration ! When Oxfam and the Glasgow Botanic become my work places !
Eco printing is my very favorite technique of all ! Creating beautiful marks on Upcycled paper and fabric with some leaves discarded by nature ! What better way is there to recycling while being creative ? I am so eager … Continue reading Earthy ! using organic dye to give earthy tones to Eco-prints
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
And they came from all over Scotland, to Scotland Street Museum … some of them early retired with a desire to learn new skill. A quiet small group focused on making the most of the day with me. They wanted to … Continue reading Back to School ! The Big Banner @ The Scotland Street School Museum