HMS Pickle, a Leading Seaman wrote to me today.

He has in Royal Navy speak been tasked to conduct a presentation on HMS Pickle as part of a command leadership programme to be given to senior officers.  72_dpi_dispatches_with_texts__1_.png

My connection with HMS Pickle goes back a long way and includes a lengthy commission for HMS Victory which resulted in some great pictures (several available as heritage prints from page
http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html

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Framing Paintings and Prints

You have or want a good picture and you want to frame, to get it right?

Of course we would like you to buy from frickers.co.uk however here is a guide or at the very least food for thought  for everyone interested in framing.

This text will we hope help you care for your new and existing art work to maximize its value and your enjoyment. If you are in doubt, we can supply finished prints and paintings to most destinations usually for very reasonable prices.

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Robin Knox-Johnston and a famous marine painting

The famous marine painting “Roaring Forties” is a real piece of marine history, much reproduced by journals when writing about Robin Knox-Johnston and a very collectible limited edition and signed by the yachtsman Sir Robin Knox Johnston.Roaring_Forties_300_pixels.jpg

It was as you may be aware produced specially for and in close collaboration with Britain’s most illustrious yachtsman and master mariner, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

We had a brief, charming compliament recently re the beautiful Heritage quality marine print of “Roaring Forties”, one of those thing which helps make our work feel worth while. 

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A Giclée print?

Answers to recent enquiries re a Giclée print , what are your Heritage marine  prints like, would you describe the prints as to the print technique?

These are frequent questions so here are reliable answers, to guide you.

In brief our Heritage marine prints are “improved SuperGiclée

Each Heritage marine print is individually produced, signed and numbered for those discerning individuals who appreciate the best quality and investment.

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Glenorchy, published by Sea Breezes magazine

I hear from my friends at Sea Breezes magazine, “Yes we did manage to get the Glenorchy scan to a publishable quality“.G1914Glenorchy_on_the_Thames.JPG

Sea Breezes, Glenorchy the marine painting is in the June issue which is on sale today.

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