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…

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…

A Week in the Heart of Scotland for Perthshire Open Studios

This will be the third year that I have teamed up with my mum to do Perthshire Open Studios. Our studio is at Tigh Fhada in Inver, by Dunkeld.    We have to be in one of the most beautiful areas in Scotland, being on the doorstep of the renowned Hermitage. It would be impossible…

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…

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…

‘In The Trees’ is off to Pitlochry…

    This illustration is currently part of an exhibition in The River Room at Pitlochry Festival Theatre, which is being curated by Perthshire Open Studios. We’re looking forward to opening the doors of the Tigh-Fhada studio again in September for our third year of Open Studios.  (Tigh-Fhada: Number 138: Red Route) Some work in progress…

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…

WhimSicAL LusH @ BrewDog Dundee

Over the last few weeks I have been working on a big project for BrewDog Dundee. They let me loose with my hand drawn paste-ups, pens and the biggest print that I have had made of of one of my illustrations yet! The massive circus was drawn specifically for this project and is approximately 2x2m…

My Interview In The Courier’s Weekend Magazine

Did you see this weekend’s Courier Weekend Magazine? 😉 I was asked if I would like do an interview with Helen Brown for The Courier’s Weekend Magazine… I said yes. I’ve never done anything like this before, so was pretty nervous but once we got chatting it was fine! Here is what Helen wrote: “Art…

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…