Mackintosh stencilling … Pupils act ! A West end Festival workshop ! Let the young lead the way !

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 !

#mackintosh150 – THE BIG MACK PROJECT

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

A freshly baked scone, a cup of tea and a stubby brush ! Stencilling Mackintosh @ The Willow Tea Rooms

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

Better together : “Honest Error”, written words and stencilled roses together celebrate the life and work of Mackintosh and Margaret

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 … Continue reading Better together : “Honest Error”, written words and stencilled roses together celebrate the life and work of Mackintosh and Margaret

It’s better together ; Erasmus’s Nuremberg students collaboration & #thebigbanner into Europe

“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

Better together ! Sponsorship ! Successful projects rely on local partnership…

October is over and The Big Banner has been put to rest… almost a year in the planning, several months in the preparing, 5 weeks of running, several hundreds participants and 11 banners hanging in The Lighthouse for another week. … Continue reading Better together ! Sponsorship ! Successful projects rely on local partnership…

Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !

The Big Banners can be seen in an exhibition @ The Lighthouse (3rd floor) until the 5th November 2017. It is an art project part of The Mackintosh Festival. Young people are very open to creativity and they have no … Continue reading Give a girl a brush ! The Big Banner Project in the colours of a rainbow !

Back to School ! The Big Banner @ The Scotland Street School Museum

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

Spy and Try … Mackintosh at the Willow

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

THE BIG ROSE BAG FOR LIFE – A MACKINTOSH ROSE TO CARRY YOUR SHOPPING IN AN ECO FRIENDLY MANNER

YOU CAN PURCHASE HERE This is a shopping bag hand stencilled by artist stenciller Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw to celebrate the 2016 outreach art project #THEBIGROSE. This project celebrates the sharing with a wide public of the technique of stencilling used … Continue reading THE BIG ROSE BAG FOR LIFE – A MACKINTOSH ROSE TO CARRY YOUR SHOPPING IN AN ECO FRIENDLY MANNER