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2016 Festival of Architecture. Scotlands’ Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

  I started this year with the challenge of drawing, sketching and illustrating daily, a visual diary for 2016. This is an inspiring and enjoyable activity which is significant for several reasons not least because this is a special year … Continue reading

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The Small Holmwood Collages.

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Holmwood Collages: postcard size

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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 City Canopy of Lights

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Scotland Street School

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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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Kelvingrove Floor Postcard Collage

This is the smallest of the floor collages and measures approx. 10.50cm x 15.00cm. It illustrates the five kinds of marble laid on the original floor. It highlights the multicoloured grandeur of the flooring which complements the interior walls of … Continue reading

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Kelvingrove Floor Square Collage

The completed collage shows areas of the marble chequerboard tiling found on the first floor of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The actual floor is highly polished and stretches along the magnificent corridors of the building. The marble is 110 … Continue reading

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