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Elements of the West End Collage

The collage now features a repeated floral motif detail carved into the blond sandstone townhouse fronts in Observatory Road in the Dowanhill area, close to the main thoroughfare of Byres Road. The motif is placed beneath the bay windows of … Continue reading

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Elements of The West End Collage

The centrepiece of this collage is a six sided motif of a stylised flower found on wrought iron railings photographed in Salton Street in Glasgow’s West End. The motif had several layers of flaking paint on the surface the most … Continue reading

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Glasgow School of Art : The West Wing.

  This small collage features wall sections and windows from the west elevation and two patterns of ceramic tiles embedded in the west stairwell of the building. The photographs for this collage were taken before the devastating fire which badly … Continue reading

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The Church On The Hill Paintings

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Church On The Hill Collage

The completed collage measures approximately 60 cm square. I used a minimum of 24 photographs and have included in the design, sections of the spiral stairs which lead to the first floor of the building, areas of the building facade, … Continue reading

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Completed Collage Centre Detail

This image shows the completed centre section. I added green leaf-like motifs, taken from the coloured glass windows in the building, making this the final layer of the collage. This section is constructed with six layers in total. Each section … 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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Templeton Postcard Collage Arched Window

This is the second postcard collage and features a different window design and arrangement of the facade features.(postcard size 10.50cm x 15.00cm ) In both collages are small pieces of carpet which connects with the former use of the building. … Continue reading

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Templeton Postcard Collage Three Windows

Glasgow architect William Lieper (1839 – 1916) who designed the Templeton building, was responsible for building several residences and churches in Glasgow. At aged 26, he was commissioned to build Dowanhill Church in the Hyndland area of Glasgow’s west end. … Continue reading

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My Glasgow Connections Small Collages

These small collages are grouped together depicting architectural features from Templetons building, Oran Mor, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow University Chapel and The Tron Steeple.

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