10-16 May Painting holiday to Kalkan on the Turkish coast


Join me on the coast in Turkey for a painting holiday to the ruins and waters around Kalkan. Your accommodation lies next to the harbour in Kalkan old town, with rooms overlooking your pool. Nearby painting subjects are numerous – from Roman pillars reflected in pools, to bougainvillea clad white-washed buildings, to boats in the harbour and ancient stairways rising out of the sea. We will guide you around our favourite cafes and amphitheatres in which we can sit and paint the view. Airport transfers and transport to the sights are included – even a sailing trip – and there’s a chance to try your hand at decorating Turkish pottery! I will be summing up our artistic techniques and recapping at in-Villa talks.

On Sunday 12 March (10-3:30): I am holding a Line and wash: Holiday sketchbooks workshop here in Bath to help you prepare for this year’s travels.
Email me for questions or to sign up.

I hope to see some of you soon!
Catherine

Dreaming of the coast…

BWW flier Spring 2023

It’s the time of year when I dream about walking in the sun somewhere on the coast …so on 1st February you can do just that as part of my Loose watercolour figures workshop. Using your own holiday images or my photos of Lyme Regis, try creating loose figures in the wet-in-wet method I enjoy.
See the above flier for lots of other lovely watercolour subjects for Spring 2023.
Click here to book.

Happy new year!

Dear fellow painters,

A very happy new year. Change is in the air and I am excited to share lots of new arty events that can help get you in the mood to paint:

New Zoom Classes:
If you are feeling a little rusty and looking for some quiet painting practice at home, why not sign up for a no pressure online Zoom class?
Wednesday 18 January (2-4) Cyclamen celebration: based around a beautiful potted Cyclamen, this session will look at the cheering subject of sunlight filtering through petals – an opportunity to practice layering as well as those brushwork skills. Choose to paint from Catherine’s source image or your own plant at home.
Friday 24 February (2-4) Winter sunbeams: we will jump onto Zoom again and look at an image straight out of my new book. I will be letting you into the secret of how to suggest beams breaking through an atmospheric woodland scene.
Book here: https://catherinebeale.com/online-watercolour-workshops-with-zoom/

Painting holiday to Kalkan Turkey
11-16 May 2023 – join me on the coast in Turkey for a painting holiday to the ruins and waters around Kalkan. Accommodation for this fantastic trip lies next to the harbour in Kalkan old town. Nearby painting subjects are numerous – from Roman pillars reflected in pools, to bougainvillea clad white-washed buildings, to boats in the harbour and ancient stairways rising out of the sea. We will guide you around our favourite cafes and amphitheatres in which we can sit and paint the view. Airport transfers and transport to the sights are included and there’s even a chance to try your hand at decorating Turkish pottery. I will be summing up on artistic techniques and recapping our days at in-Villa talks.
On Sunday 12 March (10-3:30): I am holding a Line and wash: Holiday sketchbooks workshop here in Bath to help you prepare for this year’s travels.
Email me for questions or to sign up.

I hope to see some of you soon!
Catherine

Needing to escape this January?

Join Catherine on Zoom on a choice of two afternoons and be transported in two engrossing paint-along projects.

On Wednesday 18th January create a delicate study of a potted Cyclamen – so cheering to see during the shorter winter days. Choose to paint from Catherine’s source image or your own plant at home. Watercolour is perfect for capturing the transparency of petals viewed by the light of a window.

On Wednesday 24th February Catherine will let you into the secret of how to suggest sun beams breaking across an atmospheric woodland scene with an image which features in her new book ‘Capturing light’ which is out in May.

Woodland Light

Click to book now and receive a source photo, materials list and Zoom link to join in!

Final exhibition countdown!

My paintings are back from the framers…light bulbs have been purchased…parking signs laminated and I’m feeling (nearly) prepared for my exhibition this week
“home ground”
20-23 October
at The Packhorse, South Stoke, Bath.
Thursday 20 October opening night 5-10
Friday 21 October open 11-10 with a meet the artist demo and coffee at 11am
Saturday 22 October open 12-10
Sunday 23 October open 12-6

Location on googlemaps:
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Parking is available Thursday evening.
Please look out for the sign on Southstoke Lane RHS just after Brantwood driveway. (Parking is at own risk.)

If you can’t get there, most of the paintings can be viewed by clicking here to be taken to my online landscape gallery of originals. Please contact me for any queries.

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Winter workshops added

Banish the winter blues with a choice of colourful watercolour workshops either in person or on Zoom.

Friday 11 November 10-3:30 – Paint a winter scene with Catherine @ Museum of Bath Stone £70 including materials and coffees. Please bring a packed lunch.

Save the date and paint via Zoom from the comfort of home:

NEWS: Painting demo at London’s Mall Galleries

I will be giving a live demonstration of my watercolour portraits during this year’s Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition:
at: Mall Galleries, The Mall, St. James’s, London SW1Y 5AS
on: Thursday 8 September 2022 from 1-2pm.

Two of my watercolour portraits will be hanging in this year’s exhibition (pictured below) which continues at Mall Galleries 6 – 11 September 2023.
I love painting portraits to commission and I am very grateful to my two sitters for the opportunity to show these works.
https://www.society-women-artists.org.uk/visitor-information

October exhibition announcement

I am excited to be planning my exhibition of new works for 20-23 October 2022.

I exhibit solo once every two years and this year I’m keeping it local and bringing my paintings to The Packhorse Pub just along from my studio in Southstoke.

If you’d like to discover more just drop me a line. Contact Catherine Final details being confirmed – more to follow soon!

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