Corvid 19 and post

Good news to entertain, inform & inspire and heart warming feed back from the U S A to share with you.

I can again send prints and paintings as the postal and courier services gradually get back to something resembling normal service.

‘Roaring Forties’ as framed.

 

I received :

” I wanted to share with you the inspiration your painting has given to me.

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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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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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Wishing a Merry Christmas

This is to wish you a sincere Merry Christmas and to copy my latest newsletter for those unable to receive the News Letter from me, Itzac_eglise_IMG_6583_wp.jpg

Some of you will not have received my email Christmas card and new Christmas News letter, copy below.

Reasons for this include bounced and blocked emails (more on that below).

The Internet can be bizarre, I’d had a reply from Robin Knox-Johnston, star of my “Roaring Forties” painting, then got an, INVALID RECIPIENT message re the address!

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The Monaco Yacht Show 2009

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The venue for this super yacht event is the legendary city of Monte Carlo, Port Hercule. This, the 19th Monaco Yacht Show 2009 is said to be THE superyacht venue of the year.   Monaco_Yacht_Show_09_IMG_6060_wp.jpg

The weather was stunning, 28 C and not humid but my first sight of the exhibition had to wait.

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Plymouth, City of discovery

Plymouth, the city has been my home for over 22 years, most of which was based in Plymstock.  Plymouth_Cattewater_IMG_4313_d.jpg

Almost all of my most famous paintings were created while living in Plymouth including Roaring Forties http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/suhaili.html 

A few copies, signed by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston are still available from http://www.frickers.co.uk/prints.html

You can add a copy to your collection with confidence using PayPal on the Print Gallery page.  

I am  having  2 relaxed enjoyable and sociable weeks in Plymouth.

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“I have urgent dispatches” picture in a new book; “I am a maritime historian and have been contracted to write a huge-format (about the size of an atlas) illustrated book on fighting ships 1750-1850. I am keen to include contemporary art and I am a great admirer of your image of the Pickle coming back after Trafalgar”.

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