Fair Isle: the National Trust for Scotland

  • Fair Isle map. Detail.
  • Burnt mound.
  • Prehistoric burial cairn.

‘Fair Isle, Five Thousand Years’

Summer 2015

I was commissioned by The National Trust for Scotland to produce a series of stylised interpretations of archaeological sites together with a map of the island to feature in their interpretation leaflet. The brief was to create the illustrations in a ‘craft’ style that reflected the island’s association with Fair Isle wool. Original artwork was supplied in black and white, allowing the leaflet’s designer Shirley Lochhead of ‘Tea & Type’ to add her own colours and choice of fonts.

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