The Golden Hinde – dread pirate

Golden Hinde

Drake’s voyage between 1577 and 1580 made his reputation and a fortune.

 

Golden Hinde
The Golden Hinde


A little gem of a painting like this 20 x 25 cm, (8 x 10″) so
won’t cost a fortune and you will, then have an original ‘Gordon Frickers’.

Pure piracy? Naah, rather, good very good value !

The Golden Hinde voyage remains one of the most extraordinary adventures of all time combining many of the ingredients of a best selling story.
Francis Drake was a Devon man who captained the “Golden Hinde” (pronounced – ˈhind’) (or Golden Hind), an English “Race Galleon” type of ship out of Plymouth England to become the first Captain and the First English captain to circumnavigate the globe.

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Lord Nelson

Lord Nelson of the Jubilee Sailing Trust needs funds very urgently. The Lord Nelson which was the idea of a school teacher Christopher Rudd. STS Lord Nelson is currently languishing in Bristol docks, named after our most famous disabled sailor. I still have this painting. It’s on this website (see Nelson and Trafalgar) and if … Read more

Trouble

Do you find trouble rarely arrives alone😳?

Like this for example🤨:
My shower decided to shower upwards while the ceiling paint clearly upset by this and trying to set an good example, started to peel off and shower down.
I’m no plumber however even I know showers are more effective showering down.
(Solution?
Remove the head, let it dry, squeeze the calcium out of each rubber nozzle then soak the head in warm white vinegar for 5 hours.
Important, remember to reattach shower head before trying to take another shower).

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Prints, Roaring Forties

Roaring Forties today, both pages given a major overhaul making it much easier to buy your copy, your own PRINT, of this fabulous, famous and awesome painting. The first solo nonstop circumnavigation, “Suhaili” & Robin Knox-Johnston, 16 December 1968, deep in “Roaring Forties”, The Great Southern Ocean. Exhibited at the European Parliament, May 2011. Today … Read more

Copyright licence

Trafalgar Dispatch

Copyright licence “I Have Urgent Dispatches”, confirmed today, a limited copyright licence for my famous painting “I Have Urgent Dispatches”. Good news is always welcome is it not? As of today, I’ve confirmed a limited copyright licence for my famous painting “I Have Urgent Dispatches” for use by The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, … Read more

Admiral’s Cup Yachts

Gordon Frickers signature , paintings ©.

Admiral’s Cup Yachts, a spirited painting, racing at it’s most fun, close, tense, both yachts making best speed.

Oracle
Admiral’s Cup Yachts

40.5 x 61 cm (16″ x 24″) Available, 950 £

One of a series of paintings on my website.

This painting is from Admiral’s Cup observations and sketches I made literally made on the heaving spray soaked fore deck of an official press boat.

A dangerous task which I still think was worth the risk.

I still have those remarkable Admiral’s Cup sketches.

To discover more or buy this painting see ‘Admiral’s Cup Yachtson my website.

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Beach Paintings Progress

Worth following ?

Beach Paintings continuing the theme of a new beginning, here is a second of the new paintings previously mentioned.

Beach painting
Beach paintings

61 x 38 cm (24″ x15″), ‘Sirènes plage de la Mine d’Or’, ‘‘Mermaids,  Beach of the Mine of Gold’.

Beach paintings; I’ve chosen a popular size,  as this size suits almost any home, office or public building like an hotel.
I prefer to create larger paintings as larger offers the painter more possibilities for developing the composition and colours.
Again the basic composition is in place and set with yellow ochre.
With each of the new paintings I’ll be employing different painting techniques.

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