Wednesday, 4 November 2009

HYTHE BAY


(c) Hythe Bay - Pure watercolour

This picture has been done as a demo

I am so lucky! I live almost in front of this fantastic scenery. It changes everyday with the seasons.

Monday, 26 October 2009


I have been requested to paint roses and berries with plenty of colours.
Roses had finished flowering in the garden as for the berries eaten probably by the birds.
I have painted enough roses this last Summer to just display them in the vase from memory. Good exercise ! By the way the recipient is very happy about it !

Thursday, 22 October 2009

Winter evening Canterbury


I find inspiration everywhere. Not far away from my home is the beautiful city of Canterbury. In this corner where I made my painting from a few shops have closed and it has become a dark street. I have swithed on the lights once more. We can dream and help....

Sunday, 11 October 2009

A BERRY OR TWO


Another watercolour that I would like to share with you.

CHARITY AUCTION

Our auction for Great Ormond street is over. We have raised £820.00 between our paintings. Painters-online.co.uk had kindly run the event for us.
My painting will be hanging in Malta.
We are hoping to have another auction next year.

Saturday, 12 September 2009

GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL

GREAT ORMOND STREET HOSPITAL IS ADVERTISING OUR EVENT :



http://www.gosh.org/get-involved/attend-an-event/charity-art-auction/

Have a look.

If you do not wish to bid, please help us by telling the world about it. Thanks

Friday, 24 July 2009

UZES - PROVENCE

Sunshine, colours, warmth of Provence.......... like going back on holidays !

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

CRICKET

(C) Cricket
The wonder of Summer when at last we all can enjoy our hobbies....

Saturday, 13 June 2009



(c) HARVEST - Pure watercolour -

At last flowers everywhere......... it has been such a long winter and now it is harvest time and more paintings.

Thursday, 21 May 2009

A GLASS OF ROSES

A glass of Roses - A small watercolour after a run with two big canvas in Acrylic

Thursday, 23 April 2009

NEW CANVAS

I have completed a canvas in Acrylic that can be viewed on my website at :

www.beatricecloake.co.uk/5.html

If you approve of it and like it you might want to click on the given link and vote for me.

Thank you.

Beatrice

Saturday, 18 April 2009

What am I working on ?

Since the 1st of April I have been working on a big canvas in Acrylic.

I will be displaying the work in the next few days or weeks........

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Out of the bath

My very first portrait in watercolour. Quite daunting after working for years in Oil (see my website).
I will have to refine the way I apply colours if I want to be happy with portraiture in the medium. More to come......

Sunday, 15 March 2009

TOWARDS ST ANDREWS - SCOTLAND -

(C) Towards St Andrews

I had to paint this lovely scenery. It came from a photo done by my children.
It was on a dull day, no sunshine there at the time and nobody on the beach and so although it was from a photo I have used my artistic licence.

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

A CORNER OF DUNGENESS - KENT

Once more back to Dungeness where I cannot keep away from !!!
Tranquility, serenity........ a special corner to escape.

Friday, 27 February 2009

ONCE UPON A SUMMER.............

This is pure watercolour. With 90% of my paintings I want to retain purity of the medium.
Just a collection of flowers from our small garden and photos taken last Summer.

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

TO PAINT OR NOT TO PAINT ?

I have read comments such as :

- "Why make a painting of a place when you can have a good photo ?"

I have had my answer yesterday from one of my customers. This person told me :

- " A photo of the place is nice but a painting makes it so much more personal and exciting"

I will say no more !
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Tuesday, 10 February 2009

SNOW TIME !

It was pretty exciting to see the snow falling, the sky taking fantastic colours for artists to paint. I have been around Saltwood nr. Hythe and I just had to make this watercolour.
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Monday, 9 February 2009

My Work and website

Record of all my work is too important to be contained in one website.
Different sections are being established :
Canvas - watercolour - different subjects -
It will take some time and unfortunately not all my paintings will be shown.
www.beatricecloake.co.uk
www.watercolour-cloake.co.uk
are the two websites so far being rearranged.

Friday, 23 January 2009

A TOUCH OF SUMMER


This winter is so cold ! so wet so boring.
I have taken a little blue vase from my collection of pots and pans, got some of my references with roses and decided to make my Summer !

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

DEREK JARMAN'S COTTAGE 2009


I cannot keep away from Dungeness.

An attraction to the wild and peaceful life I suppose....

Saturday, 17 January 2009

SUMMER IN HYTHE


(C) Summer on Hillside street -Hythe


Recycling my Art in watercolour is entirely new to me.
I have created so many canvas in Oil and Acrylic with the perfection that I could achieve.
This week I painted this little scenery that I would have done a few years back in Oil.
Watercolour was a challenge since there is so much vegetation.
I am pretty please with the result !

Member of the Jury in International contest

I am so honoured to be with the jury in this amazing contest. Do not forget to enter! https://internationalwatercolourmasters.com