Art

Going Back to My Roots

Going Back to My Roots

My friend Sarah and I on our last day of School, Alloa Academy c. June 2003(At the dawn of digital camera technology- check my 1MP photo!) This week I’m stopping off in my home town of Alloa to attend my former secondary school, Alloa Academy’s Open Evening. I was contacted by one of the current Art teachers (who is also…

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A Year in Prints

A Year in Prints

A few months ago, fellow DJCAD graduate Hilary Grant and myself embarked on a project to collaborate with 10 other artists to produce a collection of original artwork to see us through the following year. Each artist involved produced a limited edition run of only 50 silk-screen prints- one for each month of the year. We had submissions from all…

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Handmade Nation & Etsy Craft Party updates

Handmade Nation & Etsy Craft Party updates

As I mentioned before, I’ve got a fair bit of blogging to catch up with! The screening of Handmade Nation was excellent last Wednesday. (Poster above by hellojenuine) I felt that I really connected with a lot of the folks interviewed in the film- not only sharing a love for the DIY ethic, but also the fantastic community that seemed…

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Tights For Sore Eyes: our new designs

Tights For Sore Eyes: our new designs

After a long day printing at the DCA yesterday, Danni and I have started our newest collection of Tights For Sore Eyes! We’re going to be previewing these at the fabulous Say No To Plastic on the 4th of July at Oran Mor on Byres Road Glasgow. Without giving too much away, we’ve got more colours, new designs and a…

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crEATe 2009

crEATe 2009

I’d like to announce an event which I am organising on the 10th of December this year at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design. It’s called crEATe 2009 and combines my all time two favourite things- Cake and Art! There’ll be an open call for submissions for a Cake and Edible sculpture competition, which will be judged by…

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