Sunrise, Vilaine

Sunrise through vapours, first day of spring, river and marshes of the Vilaine, here you can followed the development of this painting,

“ Lever de soleil à travers les vapeurs, le premier jour du printemps, la rivière  et marais du Vilaine.”
Vilaine Sunrise
Sunrise through vapours, river Vilaine

81 x 51 cm (32″ x 20″), oils, this #painting  available for sale, 1,200 £.

This image follows on my posts of 14th, 18th and 19th of March which allowed you to follow the development and techniques employed to create this sort of painting while I demonstrated ‘wet on wet’ painting techniques 🎨:
Sunrise, Vilaine, the final development, the completed painting ‘Vilaine Sunrise’.
“La rivière Vilaine, lever de soleil à travers les vapeurs, le premier jour du printemps.”

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Vilaine paintings

Painting ‘wet on wet’, how do you do that?

Vilaine paintings
Vilaine Sunrise unfinished, 17.03.22

81 x 51 cm (32″ x 20″), oils, available for sale.

Following on my posts of 14 March & 16th, here is the next ‘stage’ in the development of this painting.
Wet on wet, a technique full of little surprises, best suited to oil painting is fun as one is never in complete control.

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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

Paintings, marine

Yamaha, victory

Yamaha as a company can chose any artist for their commemorative paintings. They choose Gordon Frickers. Page completely updated, strong story on my website page ‘Yamaha, First Challenge‘ , enjoy.  76 x 121 cm (30″ x 48″), oils. Painting produced after interviewing the crew at Southampton, a ‘full on’ marine painting, original, commissioned by Mitsui … Read more

Pierhead Paintings

Gorran Haven, Cornwall, Painted on Location. 33 x 23 cm (9″ x 13″) watercolours, available 650£. > yours now £ bank to bank or by credit card Purchase Now < via Paypal, in any currency, or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers. Gorran Haven, Cornwall, art for art’s sake, marine and landscape painting combined, … Read more


Handley Page Halifax DK 170

‘Halifax, Further Reading’, this page has some new additions This is in part because of an enquiry to use the painting 50 x 76 cm (20” x 30″)) for a new book title page. The page gives us a very fresh and personal account, a lesson from our shared history well worth reading and remembering. … Read more