The Flying Scotsman

The Flying Scotsman and IK Brunel‘s famous and historic Royal Albert Bridge now in its hand made special order frame.Flying_Scotsman_IMG_8543_framed__d.jpg

Following some positive feed back via this blog,  Gordon Frickers have given this painting several new “coats of thought” and eventually reacted.

Comments are always of interest, did you know, you can leave yours at the tail of any blog entry?

If you look at earlier blog entries for The Flying Scotsman you can see if you can spot the changes?

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The Flying Scotsman and “a brutal critique yes,” from Mike Jeffries

The Flying Scotsman has as a result of Mike Jeffries comments had a  a re appraisal of the painting and some re working, specific replies to points raised listed below and may be of wider interest to artists.Flying_Scot__11.05.10_IMG_7451_bd.jpg
The remarks have also underlined a serious problem I have here at Itzac; the studio space is tooooo small for paintings over 16” x 20”.
I need a larger studio ASAP but where, anyone want an artist in residence?

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"The Flying Scotsman" a marine painting???

The Flying Scotsman with Pulman coaches, Saltash village and Saltash passage, The Royal Albert Bridge (that is the Tamar bridge built by I.K. Brunel).  Flying_Scotsman_IMG_5712_b_wp.jpg

I am supposed to be a marine painter so what on earth the above about?

Idunoh; maybe writing this and with your suggestions we can figure it out?

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A momentous 18 months since the previous newsletter!

Newsletter 6 from The Art of Gordon Frickers, November 2008

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