Today I’m starting a new project called Drawing Dundee. I am going to draw local products and places in the city and around the city and post every Wednesday on my social networks – so keep your eyes peeled. (starting Wednesday 2nd March) Continue reading →
WASPS STUDIOS XMAS ART FAIR – Saturday 28th November 2015, 12noon to 5pm.
I’d like to invite you to this event Wasps Studios Xmas Art Fair at Meadow Mill in Dundee where you will be able to buy my work. My stall will have a selection of Festive Cards, everyday greetings cards, bargain box of scarves and hand embroidered tote bags.
I’m always inspired in the great outdoors so being asked to create an illustration for Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort Festive Brochure was perfect match for me and my work. They wanted to do something different and part of my job is to capture the essence of the place and to bring their vision into reality. Continue reading →
Just back back from my holiday so I missed the reveal of the winner of the V&A Dundee Hoarding Design, I was itching to find out as I was in competition against them for the tender. I drove past to get a peek. Here’s a few snapshots.
Well done to comic illustrator Will Morris and graphic designer David Mackenzie for their ‘adventures in design’ comic idea. I may not have won but I see it as a positive experience being able to showcase my work to both V&A Dundee and V&A London panel.
I was delighted to be put forward by a panel, as one of ten designers chosen to tender to design the V&A Dundee hoardings.
With a clear brief, prestigious project, large scale, Dundee links and tight deadline it really got my creative juices flowing. Continue reading →
Last weekend for Easter I created a wee bit of magic in the woods with a trail in the countryside with clues and things to do for my family and friends. Ending in the woods where I created a giant nest filed with golden bunnies as prizes, blue painted stones round tree trunks and on a tree added some windows, doors and washing line to encourage a bit of imagination.
I loved playing and coming up with the idea for space outside and for everyone to experience the magic too. I think the adults enjoyed it as much as the kids! Continue reading →
Just an update on an outdoor art project with a 3rd Year group from the Prince’s Trust XL Club at Arbroath High School.*Prince’s Trust xl clubs are for young people aged 13 – 19 for developing their skills and confidence for a positive future
I designed and delivered a 6 week creative engagement programme with interior designer Sooz Gordon to work on team building, allowing participants to be expressive and try new techniques and break a few perceptions. Over the weeks we took art out of the classroom and workshops took place outside. We creating transient art in the school grounds – from ground graffiti, yarn bombing, hula hoop structures and mild vandals. Mild Vandals was inspired by a current international graffiti movement. Each session was fast paced due to the limited 50 minute lesson time. Continue reading →