Hamish Mackie News
- Father's Day - Art, Accessories and Gift Ideas
With Father's Day (Sunday 20th June) just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start looking for that perfect present for Dad.
It wasn't until the early 1900s that Father's Day became an official holiday – with the US leading the way as one of the first nations to do so. However, it is possible that the annual celebration of fatherhood could have begun even earlier. Evidence can be traced back to 1508 and a Saint Joseph's Day marked in Catholic Europe.
- What are Sculptures Made of?
If you have ever spent any time staring admiringly at an intricately formed statue or sculpture you may have found yourself asking “what are statues made of?” or indeed “how are sculptures made?”.
- Art for March - Mad March Hares
March is the month synonymous with the excitable and unpredictable behaviour of hares, who gather together for courtship in the Springtime, becoming far less elusive than usual.