Category Archives: art and design

Remembering Glasgow School of Art

                          I was fortunate to be able to take photographs of GSA both inside and out a few years ago. I used these as the starting point for … Continue reading

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Sea Pottery Collages.

I have a collection of fragments of Victorian pottery which I found when beachcombing on the stone and pebble shore at Inveraray, a town situated on Loch Fyne, a sea loch, in the west coast of Scotland. The pottery has … Continue reading

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Glasgow Tenements Fabric Collage

Feeling very Glaswegian and Scottish today! This is a photograph of hand and machine embroidered fabric collage depicting a Glasgow tenement facade and a gable end. The tenement was modelled from a building in Mount Florida, a Southside district near … Continue reading

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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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Art Made Now :Woman Rated Collages

These collages were completed for a submission for the Royal Academy Summer Show. The theme of the show is ‘Art Made Now.’ I made an anagram of this title resulting in ‘Woman Rated.’  This being the centenary of some women … Continue reading

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Photographs of The Arlington Baths Club Turkish Suite and Slipper Room.

Images copyright: ©MarionGardyne2017 Above is a small selection of the 150 photographs that I had taken when collecting visual information and references to begin the  the design for the collage panels. The last image although blurred is an interesting combination … Continue reading

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Art Work Inspired By The Arlington Baths

Using the beautiful mosaic centre of the floor at the old water fountain in the Turkish Suite as inspiration, this unfinished ( I’m still working on it…) circular design depicts the colours of the tiny tiles which are a variation … Continue reading

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Other Artwork Inspired by The Arlington Baths

This sequence of images shows the progression of a watercolour design inspired by the coloured glass stars on the ceiling of The Turkish Suite. Also featured in the painting are several of the Minton tile designs seen on the floor … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Exhibition at The Arlington Baths from 1st December 2017

On Friday 1st December, The Arlington Baths Club hosted the opening event of the ARTchitecture Exhibition in the club’s Reading Room. Chris and Charlie, my good friends, assisted in curating the show with me. By the preview opening time in … Continue reading

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ARTchitecture Exhibition and Designs On Japan pop-up exhibition At Cass Art Glasgow

In June 2017,  Cass Art in Glasgow city centre hosted a solo exhibition of my kaleidoscopic collages inspired by architecture. I was joined by Christine Shaw who’s pop- up exhibition was inspired by the art and design of Japan. Chris … Continue reading

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