Would you like to join me on my #2019craftsnine challenge on Instagram to channel my creativity towards a better end result ? I will also post on a Face book page This is about being creative and pushing your creative boundaries … Continue reading #2019 CraftsNine challenge – a year full of learning crafts in a challenge !
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
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…
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 !
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
This morning took me to the South Side of the City, a community cafe by the name of The Glendale Women’s Cafe. I was to meet there ladies who meet once a week in that community led Cafe with a … Continue reading The Glendale Women’s Cafe workshop – #stencillingisforthemany
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
I will be running a workshop on the 29th July as part of the Merchant City Festival on how to stencil “Greek Thomson Style” ! For details and bookings check Here The Victorians were definitively interested in style ! After all … Continue reading In Thomson Greek Style