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…

‘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…

Nature vs Manmade and Graffiti

I went exploring not so long ago and whilst hiding from the brutal rain and wind, on the east coast of Scotland, found this hidden treasure. Some may find graffiti an eyesore (and yes, sometimes it is) but done well and in the right setting, graffiti, I think can be very powerful, beautiful and wonderful….

April 2014 Newsletter

April! Seriously? Already? Wow! Time has flown by, and no wonder. March was a blur of busy and April doesn’t look to be slowing down either. But I like it that way. Keeps me out of trouble! Well… almost! I hope this month’s newsletter finds you happy and enjoying Spring 🙂 Just to re-cap a…

Would You Like To Re-Design A Building Site?

Well here’s how! The What Could Be Here Project is calling for artists of all abilities to take part on Saturday 5th April to ‘redesign’ a waste ground in Dundee. Here is what they are saying about why: ‘The multistory buildings in the Hilltown (behind Ann Street) were brought down a few years ago, since…

March 2014 Newsletter

Hi! I hope this letter finds you smiley and well. How was your February? Mine was a busy one with a market, and exhibition, lots of drawing, writing Life Story Books and some rather fab commissions, which were totally up my street! I love it when that happens. I shall share some of these with…

The Kelpies and The Selkies Exhibition & Online Shop

The Kelpies and The Selkies Exhibition is now open in the Yoga Tree, Stirling Arcade, Stirling in Scotland. It is open daily from 10 – 5. I was at the opening night last night, which was just lovely. The work looks amazing all together. I have three pieces on display (also available to purchase) and…