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About Jane Glue — new work

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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Introducing my new hand finished/embellished prints

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Introducing my new hand finished/embellished prints

An interesting way to add value to an artist's artwork and for the purchaser is to produce embellished prints. I am starting with just four to begin with and they are now on my site at  Unique hand finished/embellished prints – www.janeglue.com A lot of my more recent paintings have been in mixed media using all sorts of materials from collage to cold wax so I thought it would be interesting to add some different elements to a few of my print designs. So far I have used acrylic paint, (quite thickly), oil crayons, collage and gold and silver leaf....

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June is the month for wildflowers!

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June is the month for wildflowers!

June is my favourite month in Orkney! The colours and smells of all the wildflowers are wonderful. In early June we have the celadines and marsh marigolds which appear out of our freshwater streams, all a few weeks later than down south and this year especially late as Orkney has been dry and cold.

A visit to the secret garden of Happy Valley is a must in early June also, just to see and feel the bluebells which grow below the trees that surround 'Edwin's' cottage.

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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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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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