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My favourite bird, the arctic tern

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My favourite bird, the arctic tern

Each year in May, the arctic terns arrive in Orkney, about 13,500 all together, doing a return trip to the southern ocean of about 15000 miles, they are one of the most well travelled birds. They have several nesting sites in Orkney, Papa Westray being one of the biggest. I usually visit the colony ay Northside in Birsay, not far from The Brough of Birsay. This year I made several visits and one particularly enjoyable visit was early one morning. The light was very bright and the terns shone bright white against the vibrant blue sky ducking and diving in...

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New work in print for 2021 by Orkney artist Jane Glue

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New work in print for 2021 by Orkney  artist Jane Glue

 Although I have mainly concentrated on painting with watercolours for most of my career as an artist, I now enjoy exploring with lots of different materials, particularly acrylics, collage and more recently cold wax.. Rather than brush strokes, I often find that you can create different marks using scrapers, old credit cards and found items such as twigs and seaweed. These last two years I have been particularly obsessed with birds! from our gorgeous puffins to gannets, terns and crows, I just love birds! Other subjects that I have been working on are a derelict caravan that I discovered at...

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I hope you enjoy my latest product of printed canvases!

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I hope you enjoy my latest product of printed canvases!

 I have launched a new product of prints on canvas for sale on my website. All canvases are size 18X24in and are made to a high standard locally by The Orcadian Print Centre. There are a range of pictures available in this format from more abstract to traditional watercolours. To view the range go to Limited edition Canvas prints – www.janeglue.com  

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Orkney Artist Jane Glue biography

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Orkney Artist Jane Glue biography
Jane studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in1975-76 and Harrow school of art, London from 1982-85, graduating  with an HND in Art and design/Illustration. Jane opened her own gallery, Shorelines gallery in Kirkwall, Orkney on returning home in 1987. In 2005 she moved to her studio/gallery-shop in the village of Finstown. She has sold her prints, original work and other products worldwide. Jane sold her gallery in 2016 and moved to her new studio in Kirkwall at The Creative Hub in Hatston, giving her more time to paint and further her artistic development.

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About Jane Glue

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About Jane Glue
Jane and her twin sister Judith were born in Orkney in 1958. There parents Don and Ella Glue met during WW2 when Don's ship the HMS Rodney was based in Scapa Flow. Jane and Judith both had a keen interest in art from an early age. In 1976 Jane attended Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, later attending Harrow School of Art, graduating with an HND in Illustration in 1985.

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