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Bubbles. Sold.

Event: Nice Markets Glasgow

Glasgow again! I’m going to show my upcycled painted tables and chairs at this new venue in the West End. The organiser is Nice Markets who promote traders whose products have an eco-friendly focus. Nest of tables Bubbles chalk paint, acrylic varnish. 2017. Nice Market Eco Friendly Focus St Silas Church   69 Park Rd   […]

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Checkerboard. Sold.

Upcycled furniture: table

During my time in Canada I did this custom order for a client in Vancouver BC. The lady in question had painted a small table in this beautiful rust colour and then felt unsure about how to accentuate the table top. The piece reminded me of a gambling table, so I decided on a decor […]

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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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Ovals bedside 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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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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Willow orange closeup. Block print on 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. Pastel drawing

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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