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…

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,…

Catching Oor Dreams on Oor Wullie’s Bucket Trail

This is an extended article that was written for Dundee Evening Telegraph about the creation of Oor Dreamcatcher. Thought you might like to read it and see all our photos… A picture speaks a thousand words… and tells of a thousand dreams. Suzanne Scott of WhimSicAL LusH is a Dundee artist and illustrator on a…

Discovery Walk: Creating Mary Ann Baxter’s Plaque

Mary Ann Baxter If it wasn’t for Mary Ann Baxter we wouldn’t have Dundee University and I may not have studied equally alongside men when I attended if she had not insisted on this happening all those years ago. I also wouldn’t enjoy all those wonderful twisted trees, the pretty flowers, the pavillion and those…

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…

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…