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Patterns from Art School Glass.

All the pieces in this collage are taken from photographs of the glass from Glasgow School of Art, found on the doors of the building. The small pieces have been assembled symmetrically resulting in a design which reflects the blues,greens,ochres … Continue reading

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The Church On The Hill Paintings

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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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Constructing the Collage

The motif I used in the centre of the collage is a stylised floral pattern photographed from the wrought iron railings in front of the building. I cut out the centre circle motif and the 16 ‘petal’ shapes, glued them … Continue reading

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Church On The Hill Collage Idea

I started working on a new collage of the Church On The Hill. I began planning the design, by positioning selected photographs on a board. I have taken around thirty photographs both inside and outside the building. This composition is … Continue reading

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My Glasgow Connections Exhibition

Three large collages and a Templeton collage on view at the exhibition.

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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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Scotland Street School

This iconic building on the south side of The River Clyde was designed by Glasgow architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Plans were agreed in 1903, and the school was completed in July 1906. The section of the collage featured, shows detail … Continue reading

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Kelvingrove Marble Floor Variation

This is the third collage of the Kelvingrove floor. The centre of the design focusses on shades of ochre and gold. The arrangement of the sections in this way has given the colour an unexpected glow. The small square in … Continue reading

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Kelvingrove Floor Marble design.

This is the second collage from photographs of the marble flooring at Kelvingrove. The pale greys threaded with fine lines contrast against the dark speckled areas. This is the centre of the collage and has been layered several times to … Continue reading

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