Friday, 30 June 2017

Feast, a taste of Skye


Over the past couple of months I have been very busy making a large commissioned piece of work for the Flodigarry Hotel on the Isle of Skye.
The owners of the hotel contacted me and asked if I could create an abstract piece using colours of food from their fantastic restaurant kitchen.

I began by visiting the kichens and taking lots of photographs of the food.
All  typically Scottish, fresh seafood, salmon, venison and fresh herbs  salads and vegetables





From these I decided I wanted to create a waterfall of colour cascading down the canvas.  The canvas size was much bigger than I usually work, 2 metres x 1 metre.


Work in progress... a very messy studio!


The paper fragments punctuated with reed like divides, ( Actually made from drinking straws set into moulding paste and covered with mulberry papers)
Finally the finished piece was revealed on Saturday night at a special party.



Feast, A taste of Skye.




10 comments:

  1. stunning Morag!!! And how perfect it looks on the wall. Very clever use of straws. You must -and should be so proud and thrilled-congrats!! And congrats on being cover girl at PPF this week too:)

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  2. WOW!!! This is amazing, a delicious blend of colors for sure. Congratulations to you on this commission. There will be more coming I am sure. Happy PPF!

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  3. Wow, so amazing! I love the texture, the colours and the design. How wonderful to use such different materials. Looks fab :)

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  4. WOW stunning and looks amazing on that grey wall too!! I bet they love it!! Blends in perfectly...very classy piece!! Something to be sooo proud of!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  5. Your work with bits of paper is intriguing and what you end up with is always amazing. Beautiful array of colors, Morag.

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  6. Wow this is a stunning piece of art. The colors are just amazing.

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  7. Fabulous..the reveal looks stunning! Congrats Morag...so very special! Such color,vibrancy and radiant light!
    Hope all is shining bright in your world
    Victoria

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  8. Oh so creative Morag. I love all the colours and they most certainly generate a beautiful feeling. It looks perfect in its setting too... Congratulations and Cheers :D)

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  9. Wow, what an accomplishment! It's absolutely stunning, I'm sure they were thrilled!

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  10. This is an amazing piece! Wowzerz! The colors, the composition--the way my eye wants to keep looking and looking...beautiful.

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