Skylark Studio is the gallery and workplace of artist Rolf Parker, who specialises in high quality representational paintings and etchings of Western Lake District landscapes and street scenes. Situated in the attractive town of Cockermouth, which is a good base for exploring the quieter northern and western areas of Cumbria, we also stock a great selection of British - made crafts, fashion jewellery made on the premises and greetings cards. The etchings can also be bought online.
NEW !!! Featuring twelve seasonal images from the original pastel paintings by Rolf Parker, month-to-view wall calender - when hung opens out to 28cm x 43cm. Price £14.95 on sale in the gallery or £16.50 online including U.K. delivery, sent in a cardboard backed envelope. To see the twelve images featured go to the 'pastel gallery' web page and scroll down - they are the bottom 12 pictures.
To order online go to ETCHINGS page and scroll right down to bottom to find catalogue listing - safe payment via Paypal (you will need to set up a Paypal account if you don't already have one). Alternatively just phone me on 01900 823521 (within shop hours) to arrange payment by cheque.
Tuesdays to Saturdays 10a.m.-4p.m. (closed December 25th.-Jan.2nd.). Situated in Cockermouth at 9,South Street, which is just off Station Street ,(in the direction of the River Cocker), close to the Tithe Barn pub and Mitchells auction house. Please use town car parking and find us on foot.
To use this site click on the page headings at the top of the page, or the information tabs at the top left, and then SCROLL DOWN, for the following information :
- See Etchings for images and prices of ORIGINAL ETCHINGS (sold framed or unframed). ORDER ONLINE via PAYPAL (prices include U.K. delivery) or visit the gallery (prices are as quoted without the postage). (For overseas orders only, please e-mail your order (see contact page) - I will reply with delivery charge and payment instructions.) You can pay for all orders online via Paypal secure server, or I can accept orders by post with a U.K. bank cheque made payable to Skylark Studio, or telephone if you''d like to discuss your order.
- See Crafts ,just for a few examples of the types of other products we stock in the gallery. All crafts stocked are made in the British Isles.
- Rolf Parker- about the artist.
- The Pastel Gallery is intended as a guide to the artist''s style and subject matter. Please enquire or visit to view currently available work. Prices are between £295 and £370 for a framed painting (frame size approx. 22"x17"). Commissions are accepted.
- Greetings cards - Currently four different views of Cockermouth reproduced from pastel paintings.
- Commissions - Some examples of recent work and information relavent to the process of commissioning a painting and pricing.
- Currently available paintings - Original pastels in stock, on display in the gallery and available to buy - please contact me if interested and would like to view clearer photos, or visit the gallery.