Helen Clarke

I aim  to create paintings which lift the spirit and enhance life and the wonderful flowing quality of watercolour is the ideal medium to achieve this.

Working from my Summer House Studio in Great Wilbraham, I overlook an inspiring wild flower meadow with adjoining fields. My subject is the natural world, whether it is flowers, landscape, still life or recently, wildlife, freely capturing the essence of their natural beauty with the spontaneity of watercolour and sometimes incorporating the intensity of acrylic inks.

Designing original watercolour greetings cards is a speciality and many are sold locally and internationally.

I have participated in Cambridge Open Studios since 2001 and have exhibited in The Dolby Gallery  in  Oundle, with Cambridge Contemporary Art and am currently showing at the Saffron Walden Gallery and EJR Art Creative in Hasketon near Woodbridge.  As a member of the Society of East Anglian Watercolourists and Cambridge Drawing Society, I take part in various group exhibitions

Small workshops are taught in my Summer House Studio to both children and adults. As a tutor for Tindalls Art Shops, I lead regular workshops in Newmarket and also at EJR Art Creative in Hasketon, Suffolk.

Website: www.summerhouse-paintings.co.uk

E-mail: helen@summerhouse-paintings.co.uk