I work in steel and create unique sculptures of animals and abstract pieces. Inspiration is drawn from nature, and a fascination for movement, fluidity, lightness and texture. Humour also plays an important part in the creation process, which hopefully is revealed in my work. For me, metal has still an element of surprise and adaptability is crucial. Scale can vary from small items to life-size artwork.
Aileen does Glass Engraving by Hand from her home in Tomintoul, in The Cairngorm National Park.
She hand engraves traditional designs, lettering, pet portraits, buildings, wildlife, etc, using a variety of diamond cutting tools with her drill and a steady hand to get free flowing decorative results.
Aileen Lochhead is a contemporary fibre artist working primarily in crochet.
She designs and creates a variety of articles that are wearable and useful in the home. She strives to work with a recycled theme, particularly with rag rugs.
Aileen is keen to promote the art and craft of crochet, and publishes a multitude of free patterns for crochet and knitted items. She tries to incorporate 'vintage' into her work, either by inspiration or use of recycled materials.
My work is mainly making Traditionally Crafted Stained Glass Windows, Door Panels, Hanging Panels and Stair Windows. I hot paint and fire details onto glass; I can etch and fuse glass to produce unique effects for any project you can dream of.
I make glass for gardens, water features, glass for fire screens, glass for most locations, inside and outside the home, the potential is endless.
Exclusively designed and handcrafted sterling silver and luxury gemstone jewellery - each piece a limited edition of just one.
Ainsley Francis is an Edinburgh-based artist working primarily engraved and kiln-formed glass.
Lighting, furniture, mirrors, door handles, gadgets, clocks, architectural hardware, gates and grills, shop signage, jewellery, props, objet d'art and metal sculpture.
workwool offers those who work with wool an exciting new collection of handspun organic and biodynamic knitting and tapestry yarns – a contemporary take on an indigenous craft
Ramoyle Glass Studio produces contemporary and traditional leaded and fused glass. Commissions, repairs and restoration, including fitting and removal. Based in Glasgow and Dunblane.
Alasdair Thomson is an Italian trained sculptor with significant experience in carving large scale sculpture and other elements of decorative stonework.
He specialises in producing hand carved stone work with a focus on functionality; works that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also serve a function.
Alasdair is available for commission and is more than happy to discuss ideas and proposals you might have.