A down-at-heel office space becomes the Swiss alps, with Napoleon on his charger; a dishevelled bedroom morphs into a lake with a white swan; a sitting-room becomes a roost for pigeons or a set for Robbie Burns; an artist’s studio transforms into a space inhabited by Bonnie Prince Charlie, with fancy-cakes replacing the colours on the artist’s palette.
Forget adult colouring books – papercutting is the new craze. And local artist Boo Paterson has been creating works out of paper since she was a child, attracted by its texture, strength and adaptability.
It’s not every day that you get to chill with a troupe of dancing penguins but that was the treat awaiting dozens of guests in the Counting House at DCT Thomson’s flagship Meadowside building at last night’s official launch of Maggie’s Penguin Parade – a colony – or “waddle” – of 100 colourful giant penguins set to invade Dundee during 2018.
Wasps has been creating a buzz in Dundee since 1977 – Caroline Lindsay speaks to three creatives who have thrived since they made a bee-line for the charity's art studios and work spaces
There’s still time to take part in our Draw Your Mum project – but you’ll need to be quick on the draw
Last year, thousands of youngsters took part in our fun and heartwarming Draw Your Dad project.
A spectacular and distinctive property in a sought-after area of Dundee has come on the market at a cool offers over £675,000.
The closing date for our Draw Your Dad project is this Friday so you’ll need to be quick on the draw to get your entries sent in time, says Caroline Lindsay
Forget the Tate Britain or the National Gallery – Dundee’s McManus is home to a nationally significant Scottish fine art collection, many of which are currently on display for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
On November 11, people of all ages will gather across Courier Country to commemorate Armistice Day. So what better time for families to come together to create an intergenerational First World War poster as part of Character Scotland’s competition Inspiring Purpose Poster Awards.
It would be an exaggeration to say you couldn’t hear a (hat) pin drop but the creativity was palpable in the Vision Building yesterday as almost 50 primary school pupils got together for a design jam.