Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail: A Wee Peek Behind The Scenes

Scotland’s favourite boy, Oor Wullie, will be coming to the streets of Dundee this summer. Do you remember Aberdeen’s Wild Dolphins, Bristols Gromits and gorillas and Birmingham’s Owls? Well… Dundee is going to be home to 50 Oor Wullie sculptures over summer this year! “Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail is a major public arts event that will…

Porter’s Gin: The Story Behind The Bottle

I am a firm believer that we taste with our eyes before a drink even passes our lips. My eyes naturally beeline straight for eye catching illustrations, interesting shapes and the unusual. I know that I am not alone in this sub-conscious and very visual, decision making process when it come to drinks bottles. With…

Snowboarding in the Art Bar

What do you do with your snowboard when it’s no longer fit for the mountain? Turn it into a piece of 3D functional art of course! This is the new door in the Art Bar, Dundee. The snowboard has been retired from its mountain adventures but is still very much in use as the 3D…

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…

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…

WhimSicAL LusH x TeaPigs

TeaPigs recently got in touch with me and asked me to combine my art with their tea. These pieces were to launch their new campaign to get artists to collaborate with them. I love drawing and I love drinking tea so it was an easy commission to say yes to! Here’s what I came up…

Art On The Move!

I was recently asked by the lovely people at the Trinity Art Supplies shop in Dundee to come up with a Dundee/ WhimSicAL LusH inspired illustration for their new van. This is what I came up with…. Can you tell I enjoyed this one! There are quirky rabbits and the Dundee Penguins, the shop has been…

The ‘Bramble Cottages’ Illustration Project

Welcome to the Bramble Cottages illustration project, that I fondly named #‎TheBigHousesProject‬ ❤ I can show you pictures of this fantastic commission now as all the young uns who were involved with helping me have seen everything now… and more importantly given it the thumbs up too! ‘Bramble Cottages’ are the two brand new homes…

Bring Out The Imp!

This new Imperial Stout by the fantastic, Livingstone based company, Alechemy Brewing has just been launched featuring a specially commissioned drawing by me! This label was so much fun to draw with the design brief being “make it twisted, gnarly, impish and a little bit terrifying…. Just like the beer”. My mind immediately harked back…

The Story of The Ghost Ship On A Bottle

Once upon a time there was a ship. It was a very grand and very beautiful ship that sailed off to explore unknown frozen lands. The ship had a big and very exciting adventure with 48 brave men on board. That ship is called the RRS Discovery and those frozen lands were Antarctica, home of…