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The Steamie Galleries Exhibition. Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

 

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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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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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Art On The Hill Exhibition, Glasgow

This fantastic exhibition is being held on the first floor of Church On The Hill, a southside restaurant and entertainment venue. The exhibition is part of the Glasgow Southside Fringe Festival and with 100 artists work on display in a … Continue reading

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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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Oran Mor 2

A further collage inspired by the Oran Mor – this piece features the round windows both inside and outside the building. The tones are warm; a distinct contrast from my other Oran Mor piece which was photographed on a wet, … Continue reading

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The Tron Steeple (clocks)

The photography for this collage was taken on a crisp morning with blue skies and sunshine. The city clocks on steeples are blue with gold hands and numerals. The brightness of the morning really emphasised the colours of the steeple … Continue reading

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Carpet Factory Brickwork

William Leiper’s iconic building once more provides inspiration for this small collage. Where previous works have focussed on the windows, here is featured the green, red and beige bricks of the facade.

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