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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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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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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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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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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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