Plymouth Cattewater and the first real working day of the new decade.

The Christmas and New Year period is usually quiet on the email front so a good time to work on the marine painting, including the large  harbour scene 30″ x 48″, Cattewater, Samuel Plimsoll. Cattewater_IMG_6735_d.jpg

On the subject of which today started with a message from a fellow painter.

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Super yachts and Admiral Nelson

Busy in the studio today.

I have some ideas to sketch re the possible marine commission I mentioned yesterday, but first, Admiral Nelson and super yachts.  Superyacht_sketches_IMG_6681_wp.jpg

I have several marine paintings in advance planning at present and several being sketched out including this one intended to be of a big superyacht (motor), with other yachts at dusk in Porto Fino but which yachts?

Want to nominate suitable superyachts?

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HM Schooner Pickle, HMS Victory and the British Ambassador's residence, Paris

My flight was confirmed today. Apparently I’m going to be a starlet on TV a first for a marine artist?
This re HM Schooner Pickle, the gallant little ship that carried the news of the battle of  Trafalgar and the death of Nelson,  interview to be  with Tom Cunliffe…

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Free marine art brochure, special offer.

Action ~ for your FREE marine art brochure. This is available. At present kindly send me an email and I’ll send you a copy by email or post as you prefer.

I am working with my web  master to make this brochure automatically available soon. Thank you for your comprehension. down load from www.frickers.co.uk (homepage), via the special offer box at the bottom of the page or send your postal details.
We can “snail mail” you a high quality copy, several if you wish.

Sea pictures for sea people”, the first Gordon Frickers brochure for 18 years!

At the super yacht  Monaco Yacht Show 2009 several people amused Gordon Frickers by saying, “WOW, collector’s item!” Amused because as you know,

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Girl in a barrel

Friends some times ask me why am I living so far from the sea when I am a marine art specialist and  a “man of the sea? The full answer is complex. Part of the reason is the light is excellent for marine paintings. Another part is it is fun here. I never know what … Read more