Geoff Forrest works with willow to make traditional baskets, structures and sculptures. He also teaches willow weaving to individuals and groups.
Geoff designs and makes unique high quality wooden jewellery, bangles and combs, which he have come to refer to as "adornment in wood".
Geoffrey Mann is a self-titled Product Artist who utilizes new technologies to explore the possibilities and impacts on the physical form of digital media. His practice Studio*Mrmann has exhibited Nationally and Internationally at the MoMA New York, Saatchi Gallery London, International Bombay Sapphire Prize 05/08 and the European Glass Context in Denmark.
Gilleoin McClintock is a hand spinner, yarn and knitwear designer creating a unique range of yarns and garments inspired by the Scottish landscape and Scotland's traditions and culture. She uses natural fibres which are renewable.
She also provides workshops, individual tuition and demonstrations in spinning and knitting.
Contemporary imagery for hand-made cards and gift wrap. Digitally illustrated and produced surface decoration which is inspired by organic form and repeated pattern combining drawn and painted elements which are digitally manipulated.
Gillian Cooper is an artist, writer, tutor and quilter. She trained at Goldsmiths College, London and has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad.
I am an artist producing paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs, and textiles which form the basis of exhibitions and installations.
Karen has always been a very creative person and has been lucky enough to work for a number of crafting companies where she demostrated numerous crafting products and techniques.
After attended a Lampworking course at Cardonald Collage, Glasgow in 2009 was where she disovered her passion for all things glass and has been experimenting and creating ever since.
Additionally Karen enjoy teaching and enthusing others with her passion.
The journey begun in Moscow went to Scotland, West Sussex, West Dean College then High Wycombe, BCUC University then Belgium studied water gilding techniques there for 4 years now back to Scotland to provide the best of my skills and knowledge for this lovely country and friendly people.
The found objects I use in my work are in the main, the inspiration for my work.
These objects, mainly vintage become the narrative form for my jewellery and are collaged and collaged together by arrangement and rearrangement until all the objects connect with each other in order to create lively colourful stories in the form of necklaces, earrings, bracelets and brooches which can be displayed on the wall as well as worn.