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Paint It on Black…

The artwork is inspired by the architecture of Alexander Thomson, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and William Leiper. Namely Holmwood House, Glasgow School of Art and the Templeton Building. I have recently discovered the potential and versatility of acrylic paint pens and … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Collage Exhibition at The Tron Theatre

The Tron Theatre in Glasgow’s historic Argyle Street is hosting an exhibition of collages in the theatre foyer and lounge areas to help celebrate the Doors Open Day Festival 2016.  The areas are connected by a corridor linking the restaurant … Continue reading

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The Small Holmwood Collages.

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Holmwood Collages: postcard size

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The second Holmwood Villa Collage.

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Holmwood Villa Collage.

Holmwood Villa is a magnificent house situated in the Cathcart area of the south side of Glasgow. Designed by renowned architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, the house was built in the 1850s at a cost of £3,600 for local businessman James … Continue reading

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Chimney Pots and Minton Tiles, Strathbungo

The renowned architect Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson was born in Balfron near Glasgow in 1817 and died in Glasgow in 1875. His legacy is the creation of many stunning buildings found in the city which are influenced by Greek classical architecture … Continue reading

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson in Strathbungo.

Strathbungo in Glasgow’s south side has stunning residences designed by Glasgow architect, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson. Following a walk around the area with my camera I have used the building detail I photographed to create this collage. Many of Thomson’s interior … Continue reading

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