My favourite illustrator again.

I have posted before about the Australian illustrator Robert Ingpen and mentioned a book called Wonderlands.  I was lucky enough to find the book at a much reduced price when we were in Melbourne visiting our elder daughter and her family.  A great bargain. I just love his artwork. From Wind in the Willows. I…

An interesting art exhibition

When I was in Melbourne recently I visited Federation Square as I wanted to go to the ACMI (Australian Centre for the Moving Image).  Just my luck. A bit too long to wait. My train departed the next day. Luckily for me the Ian Potter Centre/NGV is also in Federation Square so I visited that…

Mackintosh. . . . .Tuesday Travels

As you know I am a fan of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and I had hoped to visit the Glasgow School of Art while we were in Glasgow.  Unfortunately the School of Art was not in a state for viewing as there had been a dreadful fire a few weeks before we arrived.  The building was…

The Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. . . .Tuesday Travels

The first museum that we visited on our trip was the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.  There was a Charles Rennie Macintosh exhibition there so I was keen to go. Unfortunately the exhibition had finished but there was still an impressive array of Mackintosh work in the Museum. The work of his wife, Margaret Macdonald…

That’s one off the bucket list but not how I intended.

For a long time one of the things I have wanted to do is visit the Glasgow School of Art.  I have loved the works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and also the works of his wife.  This year we are off for a holiday to Scotland and we will be spending five days close to…

Some framing finished

I finally got a little bit of framing done.  These are not frames made by me this time.  I have just made the mats for the pictures to fit into the frames.  The frames were on special from Spotlight and the pictures were bought from Allposters.com.auThis one has a double mat with black to highlight…