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Burgess Hill Girls in 2021

Burgess Hill Girls in 2021

I was commissioned by the Head of Burgess Hill Girls to paint a new picture, this time showing the front of the school. This new painting shows the reception area, classrooms, music room and part of Croft House and there is a limited edition run of 150 signed prints...

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A new painting for James

A new painting for James

James originally commissioned me ten years ago, to paint a house portrait of his parents house. He is now a dentist and married living in London and has just bought a house in Tunbridge Wells. He came to me and was pleased to instruct me again for a house portrait to...

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A new house portrait for Christmas

A new house portrait for Christmas

I was commissioned to do a portrait of a pretty house in Wales, which was given as a Christmas present. "My wife unwrapped her painting of our house on Christmas Day and she loved it, as do the rest of my family.   Lots of lovely comments." David

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Court Farm House painted as a surprise present

Court Farm House painted as a surprise present

Court Farm House painted as a surprise present for a client's wife for their golden wedding anniversary in September. "Fabulous! You have even added an air of mystery by having the shed door ajar, or so it appears. And the much loved Judas tree. This is absolutely A1....

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Hill Top House painted

Hill Top House painted

I recently painted Hill Top House for a client's husband for his 70th birthday last June. "Richard enjoyed his big birthday and we had admiring glances of the portrait of our house."

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Hunstanton Country Club Anniversary Painting

Hunstanton Country Club Anniversary Painting

I recently painted a present depicting Hunstanton Country Club for a couple who were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. I have recently received an email from the couple saying: Dear Brenda, Just wanted to tell you how thrilled we were to receive the...

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A Painting Of Downing Street

A Painting Of Downing Street

After finishing my painting of Downing Street I really wanted to give it to Boris Johnson, our Prime Minister. I had no idea how to achieve this aim as I knew delivering a parcel to Downing Street would cause chaos. I therefore wrote to Stanley Johnson, as I know he...

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Sir Winston Churchill in his Study at Chartwell

Sir Winston Churchill in his Study at Chartwell

This is a lovely painting of Winston in his study at Chartwell, Sevenoaks by my father Chris Rooke who died at the grand old age of 97 in 2009. As his daughter I have the greatest pleasure and pride in carrying on his good name in selling this print so that other...

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City of London Skyline – now available

City of London Skyline – now available

Hello all! I hope you're staying safe in these difficult times. As of today, another London themed landscape is available on the site. It's a very colourful painting which really pops out of a white frame. Click here to find out more about the painting.

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Two new landscapes available

Two new landscapes available

As of today, two new landscapes are available on the website, both with London themes. I hope you like them. One is a bright picture featuring the London Eye and Big Ben, and the other is a painting of Southwark Bridge illuminated. Both are available at the usual...

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Brenda in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Brenda in Royal Tunbridge Wells

Come and see me at my stand in The Pantiles. I will be there on the following dates: Sunday 20 October, 3 November, 17 November, 1 December, 8 December, 15 December & 22 December    

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Brenda showing father’s car paintings on Bank Holiday Monday

Brenda showing father’s car paintings on Bank Holiday Monday

For the very first time, Brenda will be showing about 20 of her father’s car paintings at the Bexhill 100 Motoring Club Custom & Classic Car Show on Bank Holiday Monday. She will be situated on Stand 036 and the venue is at The Polegrove Recrceation Ground on West...

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