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…

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…

No.1 Amazing Women Awards Ambassador

Quite the surreal thing seeing myself in No.1 magazine as one of their Amazing Women Awards ambassadors! Such a HUGE honour to have been asked to join them! Those of you who know me well will know that my usual comfort zone isn’t doing the hair/ makeup/ interview/ photoshoot thing in a studio… but it…

Have you ever met a kabouter?

Have you ever met a kabouter? I have always enjoyed stories of old Holland from my Oma (my grandmother). Childhood stories about skating on the canals and exploring. She retold Dutch fairytales and brought with her the Dutch tradition of leaving your shoe out on 5th December to hopefully receive a present from Sinterklaas on…

Explore your city! Dundee’s Hidden Treasures

Dundee has some really fantastic public art. You don’t have to walk far to stumble upon the Dundee Penguins, Lemmings, mosaics and cheeky monkeys! ❤️ I love the more hidden pieces too like the squirrel that was deliberately placed at child height!  The Dundee Penguins just love to dress up! 😂 m so proud to…

There’s an Elephant on the Loose!

Joining Hamilton’s Big Stampede this year is Forget Me Not, my colourful elephant, who tells many stories via her detailed new outfit! Check out the wee film above to see how she was made… Forget-me-not’s flowers represent true love and caring for others. The trees symbolise growth, health and strength too. Nature is a healer,…

#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…