upcycled table Ovals

Event: Urban Market Glasgow

Second time: I am going to display my upcycled hand painted chairs and small tables at Urban Market ‘Interiors’ in Glasgow. Small table Ovals 40 x 32 x 59 cm. acrylic paint, acrylic varnish. 2017 Urban Market Interiors   Drygate Brewery   85 Drygate Street   Glasgow G4 0UT Sunday 19 November, 12 – 5pm

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Drygate table original

Upcycling furniture: work in progress

I’m upcycling another small table for Urban Market in Glasgow. This time the market theme is Interiors, and I’ll have a stall showing chairs, stands and small tables. I’m looking forward to meeting other businesses selling eclectic contemporary furniture. Urban Market Interiors   85 Drygate St   Glasgow   G4 0UT Sunday 19 November, 12 noon- 6pm   […]

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upcycled table Urban Market

Event: Urban Market Glasgow

Some of my upcycled painted furniture will be for sale at Urban Market ‘Vintage’ in Glasgow, as part of a show of vintage clothing, lighting, furniture, collectables. The venue is Drygate Brewery. So you can combine shopping with enjoying great beer and food. Small table with drawer 53 x 38 x 57 cm. Acrylic paint, […]

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hand printed fabric

Workshop: fabric printing with found objects

New workshop! Next week it’s BRAW: Blairgowrie and Rattray Arts Week. A week of art, craft, drama, music with arts and crafts demonstrations, concerts, exhibitions. I’ll be leading a workshop where you can learn how to decorate fabric (recycled or new cotton shopping bags) using fabric paint and stamps made from found objects. The venue […]

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Lifting veneer before fixing

Upcycling furniture: repair

I am upcycling furniture for my stall at the Urban Market at Drygate in Glasgow. One of the old school chairs that I bought had a patch where the veneer had cracked and lifted. Which means I needed to repair the veneer before painting the chair. After some research online I went looking for my […]

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Breakfast

Perthshire Open Studios 2017 – now

This year I’m inviting visitors to my art studio in Kettins near Coupar Angus. During the event I’m sharing the space with visual artist Aileen M Stackhouse. Aileen shows bronze sculptures and work based on her ongoing research project into the history, geology and ecology of the River Ericht. My work includes recent linoprints in B/W […]

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Leaves

Perthshire Open Studios 2017

Less than two weeks to go until the start of Perthshire Open Studios 2017! This year I’m going to open my Kettins studio to the public, together with fellow artist Aileen M Stackhouse. Aileen shows work based on her ongoing research project into the history, geology and ecology of the River Ericht. I show recent […]

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Highland Loch

Exhibition: Fortingall

This year’s Summer Art Exhibition in Molteno Hall in the picturesque hamlet of Fortingall near Aberfeldy in Perthshire features paintings, printmaking, ceramics, photography, sculpture and furniture by over 30 local artists. I am one of the participants. You can find more information about the artworks on www.fortingallart.co.uk. Molteno Hall, Fortingall, Perthshire   PH15 2LL 22 July […]

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clay sculpture

Exhibition: Kirriemuir, Angus

The Wendy House Pop Up Venue in Kirriemuir is hosting a Summer Fine Art Exhibition with work of more than 20 local artists. I have submitted one of my clay sculptures. The exhibition organisers will donate 10% of the sales proceeds to The Teapot Trust, a Scottish charity which provides art therapy to chronically ill […]

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