Dundee Cake Ale

When cake becomes beer! Have you seen Law Brewing Co’s latest creation? Dundee Cake Ale. It’s been a delight to work with Danny on this one. The label ties in with my Sunny Dundee range featuring some of Dundee’s iconic buildings. You can also spot the famous Dundee dragons and lilies, an intricate River Tay…

Sunny Dundee

It’s all in the Dundeetail! Did you know? Dundee is the only south-facing city in Scotland that regularly clocks up more hours of sunshine than any other. ☀️ 2018 saw ‘Sunny Dundee’ becoming a popular term in Dundee with #sunnydundee appearing everywhere – often coupled with bright yellow sunglasses and big smiles. The Sunny Dundee…

Family Life Story Mural

In Feb/March 2017 I created this mural for an incredibly lovely family. It tells the story of their lives with lots of hidden details in amongst a garden filled with their favourite flowers and creatures. What an absolute pleasure!

Exhibition: River Deep Mountain High

RIVER DEEP MOUNTAIN HIGH – Archives to Artworks An exhibition to mark the Year of Coast and Water curated by Archive Services at the University of Dundee. Artists and creative writers were invited to respond to the University’s rich collections on the themes of rivers, seas, coasts and mountains. Original photographs, journals, plans and specimens…

Designing A Gift Range For Abertay University

‪Delighted to work with Abertay University to produce a gift range for them based on my ‘Secret Garden’ illustration. I graduated from Abertay and couldn’t be prouder to design these pieces for them. This is the wrapping paper. The illustration was an inktober project and the inspiration behind my Maggie’s Penguin Parade sculpture Maggie &…

Fun A Day Dundee Exhibition 2019

All the colours of the rainbow for this year’s Fun A Day Dundee exhibition at Wasps Meadow Mill Studios. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💖 Here’s my piece “When You Make Time For Nonsense It Will Bring Lots Of Smiles”  This year I decided to focus on fun, nonsense and exploring colour. I created a colourful world over the month…

“Bodies, Botanicals & Bindings: Reimagining Rare Books” Exhibition

Would you like a peek at the piece I created especially for the “Bodies, Botanicals and Bindings: Reimagining Rare Books” exhibition with Dundee University Archive Collections? I chose to collaborate with George Knorr, who originally created beautiful hand coloured copperplate engravings in ‘Deliciae Naturae Select’, 1754. I hope he would approve! The printed versions of…

P.P.Painting Penguins for Maggie’s Penguin Parade

Absolutely delighted to be the art co-ordinator and one of the artists for Maggie’s Penguin Parade in Dundee. We are fundraising for Maggie’s Dundee by releasing 80 giant painted penguins onto the streets of Dundee and beyond. There are 97 baby penguins on the loose too! By the end of September we hope to have…

Book Illustration Project: Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

We got published!!! 💚 The brilliant Dr Maggie Ellis from St Andrews University asked me to illustrate a book that she was writing with Professor Arlene Astell back in February 2017! I jumped at the opportunity to work with them. Mainly cos Maggie is just so lovely… but also because both my grandfathers suffered from…

Have You Met Harold and Pip?

“We’re calling the bar ‘Bird and Bear’.” “What a brilliant name” I replied to Phil with a big smile, “so what’s their story?” “We don’t know yet, but you like telling stories, would you like to come up with ours?” Without even the slightest hesitation I said yes. What an opportunity. Before I knew it…

Who Stole Noa The Narwhal?

“Suzanne Scott from WhimSicAL LusH argues the case for supporting independent retailers, both online and in stores.” I am delighted to have been invited to write another piece for UNESCO Dundee City of Design’s ‘Design For Life’ in the Courier’s Weekend magazine. Here it is, I hope you enjoy it… As with most mornings I…