#shipsandshipping

I am reminded today of the many cruise ships it’s been my good fortune to paint. Classic #shipsandshipping , a classic cruise ships painting. #miamibeach and a cruise ship with an unusual story to tell, ‘Emerald Seas’ is beautifully shown here entering Government Cut, the final approach to the port of #Miami. https://lnkd.in/dCQhN9Q > 50 x 81 cm (20″ x … Read more

How’s Your Intelligence?

Intelligence ?

Espionage, misinformation, fake news, tragedy, bungling by the British government, are all part of the story behind this little know dramatic frigates sea fight.

Frigates, Treasure Ships

“Frigates, Treasure Ships” 30 x 45 cm (12″ x 18″), £6,000.

A classic painting, a timeless subject, any reputable gallery should be delighted to offer you this painting for this price… a sound investment which you can buy direct from me, the artist.

As if that is not enough, this action this dramatic frigate action also caused Spain to enter the Napoleonic Wars as allied to France.

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Live on board?

“Have you ever lived on one (a boat or square rig ship) for a long period of time?” I was asked today by film maker Frank Muller.
Thought it might be fun to share my answer with you which reminds me to restart writing the requested book about my life and work.
Charlestown
Charlestown, the port, ‘October Evening’, Cornwall available as a fine art print.
I’ve owned boats most of my life, built quite a few, repaired many more too.
I’ve not lived onboard for long periods.
I don’t really fancy that unless there is a good reason.
Maria Asumpta, a real square rigger,  entering Plymouth

 

It’s a bit cramped, fun for a while.

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Job Satisfaction

Agapenor
“Gordon, My Father received his painting of Agapenor today and is absolutely delighted. Many thanks for sending it over. Kind Regards”
Agapenor
Agapenor at Bombay

 

“My father was a retired Chief Engineer with the Blue Funnel line and the ‘Agapenor’ was his first ship so it is lovely to see.
Agapenor a bridge detail

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Love Schooners ?

Painting schooners is always a pleasure for me, more so in this instance.
The beautiful working Schooners Racing, Rhoda Mary and Katie Clewett commissioned by Frank Trebilcock, a descendant of the families who built the three renowned vessels two schooners and a sloop.
This painting is now owned with pride by his son and definitely not for sale although fine art prints are still available.

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with your credit card here via Paypal, in any currency, including £ / , / U. S. $, or for easy bank to bank see the Payments page; or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers.

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A Real Man

 

 

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston: A Force of Nature (BBC TV) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVRbRBReYiY

Part of the inspiring story of a cool, real man, Robin Knox-Johnston.

Thank you BBC and thank you for posting this exceptional programme.
You may notice one painting appears in this film more than any other?
Robin named the painting “Roaring Forties”.
Roaring Forties, the fine art print
He requested the prints to give you an opportunity to share his adventure, to inspire others, fine art prints on canvas for the look and feel of the real thing are available, co signed by Robin, a numbered edition from my marine web site for a very affordable price.

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Mayflower Plymouth

Or Plymouth Mayflower, worthy of a fine new painting, both are justifiably world famous names?

Mayflower400
Mayflower400, a unique perspective
Mayflower, #painting near completion
I’m thinking of Mayflower400, 60 x 90 cm (23 5/8″ x 35 3/8″), available £/€ or U S $, 6,000.
Any reputable gallery would be delighted to offer this painting for this price or more …

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