THE SKYELIGHT ADVENTURE

INSPIRED BY THE WONDERFUL SIGHTS, SOUNDS AND SMELLS OF THE ISLE OF SKYE

The Isle of Skye provides the inspiration for a partnership between Paul Snelling and Nicola Marshall. We are situated on the dramatic Trotternish peninsula in sight of the Quiraing and Staffin Bay. Each day we are drawn to respond to the ever changing colours and light of the landscape, naturally this finds its way into everything we make.

 

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CANDLES

All candles are unique, handmade in our studio on Skye. Our ‘Series Candles’ include the Quiraing, Red Cuillin, Staffin Bay, Heather Haze, Skye Storm and Skye Sunset ranges. Our ‘Fragrance Tin’ range now features over 30 varieties… one to suit any mood.

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JEWELLERY

Inspired by the natural world the work ranges from illustrative representations of birds, animals and plants to abstract interpretations of the landscapes and seascapes that surround the Skyelight studio.

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PHOTOGRAPHY

The photography page is a work in progress at the moment. I am aiming to be produce images that reflect the atmospheric and dreamlike environments conjured up by the ever changing weather here on Skye. Please check back soon.

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

Design and production for print and screen. Examples of products that will help promote your business or inform your customers. Projects that have been completed to meet customers individual requirements.

MAIN GRAPHIC DESIGN PAGE

 

CANDLES TO SET THE MOOD

INDIVIDUALLY HANDMADE FRAGRANT AND DECORATIVE CANDLES

FRAGRANCE TIN CANDLES

Skyelight has slightly more than thirty varieties of Fragrance Tin Candles. Many are already available at the Skyelight Shop and more are on the way very soon. The aromas will help to set the mood for any home. Each has a burn time of approximately 36 hours. All these candles are handmade usually in small batches so please don’t be put off by any low stock levels on your particular choice as they can be quickly made to order.

 
 
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SERIES CANDLES

Each range of series candles comprise a large cone, wide, tall, medium and small cylinders, a large and small star and a square. Each one is handmade and has it’s own unique pattern and colour so the photographs of these ranges are a representation of what you will receive when you order at the Skyelight Shop.

The Red Cuillin range is pictured below and as the name suggests features a predominantly red banding. The Quiraing range is of a similar style featuring green banding. Skye Sunset has yellow and orange, Skye Storm has a greenish and black, Heather Haze has purple and pink and finally Staffin Bay which has blue banding.

They are unscented as a rule but scents can be introduced if required please contact us by email for details. Heather Haze for example really suits the Highland Heather fragrance.

Burn times for these candles may vary slightly and I will update the site with this information, but as a rough guide the square candle burns over 80 hours.

 
 
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ELEMENTAL JEWELLERY and PALM-OF-THE-HAND SCULPTURE

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Nicola’s handcrafted jewellery is made from a range of base and precious metals, glass and stone in a variety of ways to explore her poetic response to the land, sea and sky of the Isle of Skye. Inspired by the natural world her work ranges from illustrative representations of birds, animals and plants to abstract interpretations of the landscapes and seascapes that surround the Skyelight studio.

Her sculptures are designed to interact with the viewer, pieces are held in the hand to achieve a perfect balance. Sculptures are made in a mix of materials. As far as possible fair traded, recycled and repurposed materials are used. Any precious metals used in either the jewellery or sculptures are hallmarked where appropriate.

Nicola will be happy to help if you would like a special commission please email her with details.

 
 
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STILL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO

FOR design projects and enhancing your home

 

The photography page is at the moment a work in progress. There are examples of photography in the Graphic Design section, that to a large part were taken for various design projects. The photography section is going to be a departure and focused much more on producing fine art photography to capture the atmospheres, character and feeling of the environment here on Skye. I hope to have some images here soon that will reflect that aspiration which will later expand this into video. Please check back soon.

Some more examples can be found on my flickr page here.

 
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TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION A SPECIALITY

EXPLORING THE ALL OPTIONS TO GET THE BEST VALUE

 

Skyelight is a small graphic design studio happy to work closely in co-operation with clients to raise their profile and efficiently communicate with their customers. Specialising in producing clear and easily accessible designs specifically optimised for specific methods of production for print and screen.

Skyelight offers clients skills and many years experience in the design and production of a wide range of print projects, including brochures and all types of leaflets and datasheets, through to signage, exhibitions and photography, video and multimedia.

I hope the examples on this site will inspire you to get in touch to discuss your specific requirements, budget and deadlines.

All stages of design and production can be explored, perhaps ranging from initial logo design and page layout all the way to finding the best and most cost-effective means of output.

 
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