Tag Archives: SCCR

Emotional homunculus

Have you ever heard the term homunculus? If you Google it you get images of a funny-looking human with enormous lips and enormous hands. The homunculus is a visual representation of what our body looks like to our brains. In … Continue reading

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Storage…again!

I have been making draw string bags for the kids to hang on their coat pegs in the hall and store their seasonal gear in. I’m so tired of bundles of scarves, hats and gloves being wedged on top of … Continue reading

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#KeeptheHeid

Here is a screen shot of the front page of the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) website. I have not long completed a commission for them for illustrations for a new web game called Keep The Heid (scottish for … Continue reading

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Conflict and the Brain

In my last post I told you about illustrations I’d done for a web game for the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) and a second part of the commission was to produce a poster that explained the biology behind … Continue reading

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Monkey vs Lizard

This is a screen shot from a commission I completed recently for the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR). It was part of a project that aimed to help people understand the impact of conflict on brain development. The SCCR … Continue reading

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Disappointment

Yesterday morning the day dawned white and crisp, not snow just yet, but a thick hoare frost. The pavements and roof tops glistened in the pink light of the rising sun. Little Owl let out a whoop of glee as … Continue reading

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#StopTalkListen

Last week I was in Perth at the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution Youth Event entitled Stop Talk Listen. My job was to document the event in sketches and to help facilitate group activities, the output of which would be … Continue reading

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SCCR website launch

This week a very exciting thing happened. The Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution (SCCR) website went live and on it were my illustrations! Regular readers of this blog will know that I have been volunteering this year with the SCCR … Continue reading

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SCCR Conference

We’ve listened enviously to reports of glorious weather down south. Here we haven’t been able to see the bottom of our garden for the last six days. The whole valley is shrouded in a low mist that descends even more … Continue reading

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SCCR Banners

It is a still, grey day here in the Borders. Some beautiful Chionodoxa have come out in the garden. Their purply-blue, star-shaped flowers are bright explosions of colour in amongst the pale lemon of the primroses. These low-growing bulbs are … Continue reading

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