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Jane's art career from over 35yrs

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Jane's art career from over 35yrs
Today I work mainly from my studio and visiting all the locations that still inspire me. I never get tired of looking and taking inspiration from my home and discovering new ways of interpreting what I see. I still paint with watercolours, mixing them with collage and other mixed media. These last few years I have been obsessed with birds in all forms and set amongst different landscapes of sea and sky. I still love the colours and light of my home, Orkney.

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Spring fling! 10% discount on this collection of prints

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Spring fling! 10% discount on this collection of prints

I think that Spring is one of those special times of year in Orkney. The sun rises earlier and the light stretches longer into our evenings producing those special colours that I like to paint so much. In Kirkwall and Stromness the garden birds are busy building nests in the stone dykes, bushes and trees. Out at The Brough of Birsay, Westray and many other sites, migrating birds have arrived after their long journeys over the sea. My favourite little bird, the puffin is busy burrowing holes to make their nests in the grassy turf of the cliffside ready for...

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A we look inside my studio

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A we look inside my studio
I thought you would like to see some of my collection of items that have inspired my work over the years.

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New beautiful velvet cushions, affordable jewellery, magnets and bone china mugs have now been added to my on line shop!

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New beautiful velvet cushions, affordable jewellery, magnets and bone china mugs have now been added to my on line shop!

I have some new products now on my website! Beautiful velevet cushions portraying my designs have been launched in two sizes. Both come with a design printed on the front and a plain back. Each cushion is filled with duck feathers in a removable inner and have a side zip finished with a heart.

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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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