New video

Chester

New video: ‘The Port of Chester (1863)”,

this major art work is I’m pleased to report still attracting attention and back in the news this week.

Chester

Port of Chester 1863

‘Port of Chester & The River Dee basin and lock’ I am delighted to say features my painting 3 times.

Bob Moore of the Pastfinder Channel wrote to me “While “researching the old port of Chester UK and browsing the internet I came across your marvellous painting entitled ‘The Port of Chester (1863)’ “.

This new video is available for viewing on Youtube, more of that in a moment.

First, let’s set the scene for you.

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About The Port of Chester (1863)

The main reason this fine painting “The Port of Chester (1863)” was created was to influence & assist the Chester City Council to understand the facility which was up for re-development. If more councils had as much imagination we could redevelop our towns and cities with significantly more sensitivity. They should contact this artist!!!   … Read more

Plymouth, the Samuel Plimsoll and a big surprise

I am flat out working on new marine art, the largest marine painting will be  a view of Plymouth Sound, the Cattewater including Commercial and Pheonix Wharves , by moon light and intended as a major exhibition piece to be shown at my coming exhibition at the European Parliament then later an exhibition at Plymouth.

This Plymouth scene is not a long story but goes back a long way. Cattewater_IMG_4315_d.jpg

Here is a progress report including sketches to date.

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Marine Painting, Print News and a French tot

A new marine print from the Marine Painting of Virgin Atlantic Challenger II (visit page http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/virgin_atlantic_ii.html) has gone into production with my excellent printer at Adaptgraphics, Plymouth.Virgin1.jpg

Also in the news is the beautiful classic print of “The Port of Chester 1863” (visit page http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/chester.html).

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Port of Chester

I was contacted last year for a Port of Chester 1863 marine print by a lady in the U.S.A.
We have become friends.
She is writing a book and no I’ll not give away the story, it does though  include a ship visiting New Crane Wharf as in my acclaimed  marine painting The Port of Chester 1863.
A few copies left you can order quickly and easily by scrolling down  page http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html or read up on the story of this amazing  marine painting by visiting the web site, Marine gallery, Ports, Chester and following the further reading links; on page http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/chester.html
My new friend  has asked about the language and words of command, maybe you can add to the following?

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A Cheshire cat, a quay, an emmigrant and Chester port mid 1600's

Katy requested a Remarque on her print so with her story in mind I showed The New Crane wharf with a unique scene in drawn pencil.

I always draw the remarques and sign in pencil, inks fade, graphite does not.

My sketch  may give Katy an idea for how the cat got onboard the ship in her story.

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