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The Comfort of Things is up and ready to open….


No grand opening do, I’m afraid, but I will be in residence for a ‘Meet the Artist’ session on Saturday 3rd May from 12 noon to 2pm

– which just so happens to coincide with the Beer and Cider Festival 🙂

In the meantime, get on down to the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge and take a look.





All paintings are for sale, and there’s some lino prints too….

Selecting work for Hebden Bridge Town Hall…

Selecting work for Hebden Bridge Town Hall...

Wrapping up my paintings ready to transport (all of 100 yards!) to Hebden Bridge Town Hall tomorrow to hang ‘The Comfort of Things’ exhibition!!

Job's a good'un :-)

Job's a good'un :-)

Mission accomplished! ‘Compartmentalisation’ finished in time for ‘The Comfort of Things’ exhibition opening at Hebden Bridge Town Hall next Tuesday!!

My Father's Handwriting

Feeling a bit strange while I paint my father’s handwriting, picturing him writing it, remembering his features and characteristics, all implicit in the writing……



I am sincerely hoping that this new painting is going to be ready for ‘The Comfort of Things’ exhibition at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. Opening 3 weeks today!! (eeek!)
Hope I just haven’t tempted fate…..

Commission yourselfie a 'Shelfie'

SHELFIES – the new selfies!


‘Slow Books’ rsw oil on canvas 2014 10″x20″

Above is the ‘Shelfie’ I painted for authors Carl Honore and Miranda France. These are the books that are special in their lives together.

Both the painting and the idea of a ‘Shelfie’ have been so popular that I thought it was time to market the idea more widely!!


‘MyBooks’ rsw 2014 oil on canvas 10″x20″

Prices start from £195 for a standard 10″x12″ (about 8-10 books), £295 for 10″x20″, £325 for 12″x24″ (about 18-20 books) with a range in between!

If you would like to talk to me about commissioning a ‘Shelfie’ for yourself or someone special – a gathering of the resonant books in your lives – please contact me




Take a look at the painting tabs above to see more of my book paintings….

'Roo S Waterhouse – The Comfort of Things'

I will be exhibiting a selection of my paintings at the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge this April, over Easter and beyond…!!
Watch this space for further details……….
‘Comfort Zone’ rsw 2013 4’x5′