#DundeeInstameet

REINVENTION: Dundee Instameet Saturday 11th March 2017  We took 70 instagrammers on a journey through past, present and a glimpse into the future of Dundee last Saturday and what a fun day we had, with hundreds of incredible shots of our beautiful city taken in just a few hours! Dundee is the only UNESCO City of Design…

Exploring Shoreditch, London: Thierry Noir

Thierry Noir‘s work is so bright and distinctive you can spot it a mile off, which is exactly what happened last weekend when we were having a proper good explore around Shoreditch in London.  We first stumbled across these colourful pieces up on the walls…      So simple, yet so brilliant, which has to be part…

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…

The Story of Bertrum Muddle: AdventureBot Extraordinaire

Introducing Bertrum Muddle, AdventureBot extraordinaire. Bertrum Muddle is a time travelling WhimBot who just loves to explore. He has a particularly brilliant battered old suitcase that he takes everywhere with him. The suitcase contains lots of souvenirs from his travels and when he opens that case the stories he tells go on for hours, captivating…

Nature vs Manmade and Graffiti

I went exploring not so long ago and whilst hiding from the brutal rain and wind, on the east coast of Scotland, found this hidden treasure. Some may find graffiti an eyesore (and yes, sometimes it is) but done well and in the right setting, graffiti, I think can be very powerful, beautiful and wonderful….

Moomins!!

Tove Jansson and her Moomins are right up there with my top favourite childhood illustrators and characters! They have been hugely inspirational to me. This is a great and really interesting piece about Tove, her life and her journey with the Moonins, well worth the read. ‘This year Finland is celebrating the centenary of the…

March 2014 Newsletter

Hi! I hope this letter finds you smiley and well. How was your February? Mine was a busy one with a market, and exhibition, lots of drawing, writing Life Story Books and some rather fab commissions, which were totally up my street! I love it when that happens. I shall share some of these with…

Autumn Exhibition and Give-Away

To celebrate her upcoming Autumn Show and Exhibition in the Dunkeld Gallery ‘A Wander in The Woods’ and her new range of mugs, WhimSicAL LusH is giving away a mug of your choice (and it’s cool little box). To Enter: 1. ‘Like’ the WhimSicAL LusH Page on Facebook. 2. Like & Leave a comment under…

Day of the Dead

Originally posted on Ryan Conners – Art and Photography:
I’m really, really excited for Halloween. After the horrid heatwave of humidity, we’re experiencing more autumn-like weather and it’s wonderful! Not to mention we’ve got pumpkins and gourds growing in the garden. =D

All The Fun Of The Fair

I left the funfair feeling very inspired. I loved the colours, the energy and the shapes. I think there may be some new illustrations coming from these photos..