Do A Little Something ‘Just Cos’. It Will Make You Smile!

It’s that time of year again! Fun A Day Dundee exhibition time! This means that I have once more been working on something all January… just cos.  Just cos I wanted to.  Just cos it’s a bit of fun during a cold dark month.  Just cos it’s nice to join in and be a part…

2016! You Made My Head Spin And My Heart Happy!

It’s Hogmany! What better day to sit back for just a minute or so and reflect on the year that has just flown past. 2016 has been quite the year to remember, with the launch of Discovery Walk, Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail, interviews, lectures at DJCAD, sitting on panels, teaching, arty groupwork with Who Cares?…

Catching Oor Dreams on Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail

This is an extended article that was written for Dundee Evening Telegraph about the creation of Oor Dreamcatcher. Thought you might like to read it and see all our photos… A picture speaks a thousand words… and tells of a thousand dreams. Suzanne Scott of WhimSicAL LusH is a Dundee artist and illustrator on a…

Discovery Walk: Creating D’Arcy Thompson’s Plaque

    Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was the first lecturer in biology at Dundee University. I remember that I first found out about him when I stumbled across a poster on the Dundee University campus inviting us to come along to the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology museum that is part of the University in the Carnelley Building. It…

Discovery Walk: Creating Mary Ann Baxter’s Plaque

Mary Ann Baxter If it wasn’t for Mary Ann Baxter we wouldn’t have Dundee University and I may not have studied equally alongside men when I attended if she had not insisted on this happening all those years ago. I also wouldn’t enjoy all those wonderful twisted trees, the pretty flowers, the pavillion and those…

Discovery Walk: The Story of the Title Plaque

The Story of the Discovery Walk Plaque Designs: The Title Plaque Working on design proposals for the plaques led me to develop a series of stories depicted by both words and complementary illustrations. The idea was to take people on a short journey to experience the lives and achievements of those notable individuals being featured…

Fun A Day

   Fun A Day challenge: Create something fun every day in January… Just cos! Anything that you like… Just cos! Then we will have us an exhibition of all our fun creations.  I loved this Fun A Day challenge, the perfect antidote to January and a good excuse to do whatever I felt like that…

It’s Snowing!! Did you see my snowflakes in Dundee?

It may not be snowing where you are but it is here in the little world of WhimSicAL LusH! We’re off to make SnowBots… Have a fun time too. Happy Christmas! xx This animation was the snowflakes that some of you might have seen on the Caird Hall and City Centre walls in Dundee on…

The Christmas Night Market Hosted by BrewDog Dundee and WhimSicAL LusH

WhimSicAL LusH and BrewDog Dundee are delighted to bring to you their second Christmas Night Market. Packed full of unique treats from local artists, makers and small businesses making it an ideal chance to get some perfect unusual presents for Christmas.    Come along, find some wonderful surprises, and enjoy some beery treats from BrewDog too….

WhimSicAL LusH @ SPeX PisTOls

   This was such an awesome commission for Dundee’s very own optical boutique… SPeX PisTOls! The wee shop is so sweet and when we decided to include the cherry tree from along the lane, the famous bicycle, one of their gorgeous kitty cats and a washing line from Johnston’s Lane yesteryear, this illustration pretty much…