Description Painted in acrylics by C.B. OReilly, and inspired by my crannog model, this painting depicts a typical crannog in the iron age.A crannog is an artificial island, found in many lochs all over Scotland, used for settlement and defence. The crannog was reached from the shore by either a stone causeway or wooden gangway. Construction was generally a solid timber or wattle and daub palisade, which surrounded a roundhouse. On larger crannogs, several roundhouses were built providing homes for many families.Earliest crannogs date back around 3000 years but they were more prolific in the Iron age, 2600 2000 years ago. Some crannogs were still in use up to around AD 1400.For information on my modelmaking work please see my website at:http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stuartfellowes
Stuart Fellowes, Glasgow, Scotland Member Since July 2009 Artist Statement Welcome to the art website of Longline Studio. We are a Scottish business, based in Glasgow and headed by Stuart Fellowes, a professional modelmaker with many years of experience in commercial, industrial and artistic modelmaking. We specialise in manufacturing ornamental models, in resin, bonded stone and bonded bronze. We also produce a growing range of art prints that compliment the model collection. All our painting are by accomplished Scottish artist, C.B. O'Reilly.
The theme and aim of our work is to capture in miniature, the best of historic Scottish architecture, transport, Celtic and Pictish subjects. We strive to reconstruct and portray life in Scotland as it once was.
Models are available from a growing list of retail outlets in Scotland or direct from me. Please see our main website for further information. http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/stuartfellowes
We are also able to undertake commission work for businesses, museums and individuals for one off models or artworks. If you have any ideas or wants, please let us know.