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,…

Discovery Walk: Creating D’Arcy Thompson’s Plaque

Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was the first lecturer in biology at Dundee University. I remember that I first found out about him when I stumbled across a poster on the Dundee University campus inviting us to come along to the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology museum that is part of the University in the Carnelley Building. It is only…

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…

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…

Wearable Art: Where do you get your inspiration from?

These are some of my solutions to my ponderings on how to wear my art. Theses pieces are inspired and based on my illustrations and screen prints, which are in turn inspired by my many wanderings and appreciation of the little details in life. All cut from acrylic and made into necklaces and brooches. You can…