Category Archives: Crafts

The Hebridean Sky, interpreted by a local artist: Rhod Evans

Rhod Evans is able to ‘translate’ for us the ever-changing Hebridean skies! I have left his own notes…..   “A second interpretation of a sketch I did a while back of Heisgier (Monachs) Lighthouse at sunset. I used gold leaf … Continue reading

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Interview with Florence Pearson

Click to listen >  Interview with Florence Pearson Florence, artist and  craft maker living in North Uist,  shares how she came to live on the islands, her choice to settle here, how she experienced her childhood and teenage years and … Continue reading

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The weaver of words

the weaver of words  (for P.K.) he harvests colours of sky and sea weaving shades of dawn and noon into a tapestry threading apricot and blues -turquoise, sapphire, indigo- but while the mesh grows on his loom and he has … Continue reading

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