Category Archives: Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson

Print Studio Screenprints

When on a screen printing course at Glasgow Print Studio, I produced several black line prints inspired by the architecture of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson. Following on from this, I individually added colour to each design using watercolour paints and water … Continue reading

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‘LINES OF THOUGHT’ Exhibition at The Lighthouse

These photographs show examples of Alexander Thomson’s original drawings, architectural models  and my large and small collages interpreting Alexander Thomson’s architectural features.

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson LINES OF THOUGHT Bicentenary Exhibition at The Lighthouse.

From 18th August until 8th October 2017, The Lighthouse in Glasgow was host to the ‘Lines Of Thought’ exhibition celebrating the genius and the bi-centinary of the birth of architect Alexander Thomson. The exhibition could be viewed in Gallery One … Continue reading

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Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s Bicentenary Birthday 9th April 2017

The renowned and influencial Glasgow architect Alexander Thomson , was born in the village of Balfron near Glasgow on 9th April 1817. He was the seventeenth of twenty children. He never travelled abroad, spending most of his life in Victorian … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Collage Exhibition at The Tron Theatre

The Tron Theatre in Glasgow’s historic Argyle Street is hosting an exhibition of collages in the theatre foyer and lounge areas to help celebrate the Doors Open Day Festival 2016.  The areas are connected by a corridor linking the restaurant … Continue reading

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The Small Holmwood Collages.

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Holmwood Collages: postcard size

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The second Holmwood Villa Collage.

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Holmwood Villa Collage Detail

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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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