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Stormy seas and glittering light of winter

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Stormy seas and glittering light of winter

I visited one of my favourite Orkney places today, The Brough of Birsay and the surrounding area. The last few days we have had one of the biggest storms for years as have many other parts of Britain. This morning the sea was relatively calm and snow covered most of the west mainland including The Hoy Hills which appeared like a huge iced cake peeping through the snow showers with just a glint of sunlight along it's left side. What I love about Orkney is the light and the immense feeling of space which surrounds us. This never fails to...

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Going Abstract- creating an abstract painting, stage one

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Going Abstract- creating an  abstract painting, stage one

I used this image of the interior of Kirbuster farm museum in Orkney as my 'beginning' because I felt that it had a lot of possibilities for abstraction. I took it with my camera phone on an open day at the museum when the peat fire was lit which added to the wonderful atmosphere there on the day. I like the photo because there are a lot of different shapes, textures and tonal qualities within the image that I felt would help me create the final artworks. I particularly like the sweeping form of the straw rope which hangs from...

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Christmas Offer - 10% off until Hogmanay

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Christmas Offer - 10% off until Hogmanay

As a huge thank you for supporting my small business throughout the year, I am offering 10% off all my products until Hogmanay (excludes Jane Glue Originals) to all existing and new customers. Your discount will be automatically calculated at checkout. I also have a free postage offer for orders of £50 and over in the UK on many of my products. About twice a month I send out a newsletter containing new offers and news, if you would like to receive this just sign up with your email HERE 

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Dr John Rae the Orkney explorer

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Dr John Rae the Orkney explorer

I’ve always known about John Rae, there is a memorial in St Magnus Cathedral which shows the explorer lying down, his gun by his side, and I knew about Clestrain and that John Rae had lived there. But it was only after my mother, who after reading Ken McGoogan’s book on John Rae, Fatal Passage , had insisted on my sister and I taking her out to see the house of Clestrain that I became more interested in John Rae’s story............

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Win a limited edition print! Competition ends on Sat 30th Oct

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Win a limited edition print! Competition ends on Sat 30th Oct
Be in with a chance to win this gorgeous limited edition print. 'Curious puffin builds its furry nest' All you have to do is subscribe to my newsletter by clicking the e mail on my homepage

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