2 new endorsements

Blue Funnel steamer success and The Port of Chester

The haunting marine painting of Talthybius by moonlight”, not unlike the ship in the painting has reached it’s new home port, delivered to London Yesterday.Talthybius_6_IMG_6959_d_2.jpg

And The Port of Chester? ~ more below…

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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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"Racing Yachts" and the Yachting World prize

 

A warmer day today (still F cold this eve). Excellent light today for painting.
Alone in the studio, I was able to spread out a bit and enjoy the calm, concentrate.
I am more productive given a tranquil studio. I recently worked out I could manage with a minimum of 75 sq m space to live and work, of course it would have some conditions attached, like good light, calm atmosphere and ADSL/Broadband…
The new marine painting “Racing Yachts” featuring Swan Nautor type yachts is almost complete. Yacht_racing__Swans__det_1_IMG_6969_wp.jpg

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An extreme week

At_Itzac__07.03.10_IMG_6995_wp.jpgEven the Tarn weather has been a bit extreme this past week as the pics here taken on successive days demonstrate.At_Itzac_08.03.10_IMG_6996_d.jpg

It has been a bit extreme for me work wise as well with less time for painting and learning French than I’d like.

The weather week opened with mild sunny days and has finished with snow and – 8 C  nights, happily my work has produced some great results.

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Blue Funnel steamer sold

The new marine painting of the Alfred Holt Blue Funnel Steamer, last mentioned on this blog on the 7th of February is now complete.

Agapenor_at_Bombay__Mumbai__IMG_4643_d.jpgIt is also sold.

Drat!

Now I only have one “Blue Flue” marine art left… http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/agapenor_bombay.html Talthybius_6_IMG_6959_d_2.jpg

The Blue Funnel steamer Talthybius is not even on the web site yet, sold in less than a month so I’ll show you am few details below.

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A blue funnel steam ship, marine painting, by moonlight

Ocean Steam Ship Company of Liverpool, brief history of this important company…Blue_Flue_IMG_6771_detail_1.jpg

There was a time when to take the “ferry ‘cross the Mersey” meant weaving between Blue Funnel ships.

A detail of this new marine painting is shown here, the complete picture and ships history is below.

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