Do you want to see

...a more exhilarating mission map?

where seeing is believing

Hello, welcome to deadcatdreaming

…a team dedicated to taking creative participation and stakeholder involvement to the next level.

So what do we do?

In a nutshell, we are all about helping you consult and connect with those who matter most to your organisation.

Whether it’s your customers, colleagues or service users, we make it easy for groups to come together and communicate their collective insights. The insights that you need to adapt, improve and grow what you do.

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Harnessing the power of  imagery to create a shared vision, we use your group’s own visual metaphors to unpack meaning and create rich picture understanding.

Typically these images are painted large, so that everyone can literally SEE what is being talked about and know that they have been HEARD.

Keeping things simple...

…we group our services under three main headings:

BIG Picture

With BIG Picture it’s a deadcatdreaming scribe who captures the groups metaphors, literally drawing out the ideas, enriching understanding and raising collective awareness.


One Brush, Lots of Artists

Full of colour, these painted creations avoid becoming illustrated flow charts or collections of buzz words. Instead they act as art should, inspiring contemplation and provoking new insights. At the end of the event the finished artwork is yours to keep, a permanent and evocative reminder of a unique and powerful experience.

Great for:


enhanced events

action planning

BIGGER Picture

Transforming your venue into a pop-up art studio this solution has your whole group painting their shared vision side-by-side.

Supplying everything needed, from the paint to the floor coverings, the only thing deadcatdreaming doesn’t bring is the inspiration. That’s because we don’t need to; as all of the winning ideas and carefully crafted metaphors belong to those taking part.

Lots of Brushes, Lots of FUN!

Painted large for all to see, these collaborative creations are very much a team effort. With no previous artistic ability required, your group will leave feeling proud of what they have achieved, on so many levels. Yours to keep, the finished artwork is a permanent and evocative showcase of participation in practice.

Great for:

Stakeholder consultations

service information

team building

Co Cards

Deadcatdreaming’s CO Cards are a creative toolkit for making meaning-full conversations easy. The distillation of years of running graphically facilitated events, this unique set of image cards unpacks perceptions to arrive at shared understanding and collective agreement.


The pack that ‘unpacks’ meaning and understanding

Pocket sized and portable they are engaging and quick to use whilst at the same time rich in potential. Building on established models of innovation, goal setting and project management the cards provide a compelling focus. They provoke new connections and new insights, sparking solutions that are stakeholder driven. Sustainable and scalable they can transform everything from one-to-one interventions to large-scale workshops, enabling performance improvements at group and individual level for all kinds of enterprises whether they are private, public, for-profit or non-profit.

Great for:




whether public, private or third sector

make stakeholder engagement meaning-full