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About Jane Glue — orkneylandscape

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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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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Orkney Artist Jane Glue biography

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Orkney Artist Jane Glue biography
Jane studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen from 1975-76 and Harrow school of art, London from 1982-85, graduating  with an HND in Art and design/Illustration. She opened her own gallery, Shorelines, 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  moved to her new studio in Kirkwall at The Creative Hub,  Hatston in 2016 and in 2019 she launched a new website www.janeglue.com celebrating over 35yrs of artwork. The website sells a wide range of limited edition prints and other products produced from her artwork. There is also a range of new original work for sale.
Jane is a member of the Aberdeen Arts Society and The Royal Glasgow Institute of art. 

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