Making Up

Portrait painting, a ‘plien aire’ sketch

"Making Up"

“Making Up”

 

by Gordon Frickers 20 x 25 cms (8″ x 10″), oil sketch

The painting

Unsigned, for many years this rapidly made pleasing study graced a wall in my Plymouth home.

Made ‘plien Aire’ in Greece (Crete)  many many years ago it had disappeared after I left Plymstock.

Making Up (detail 1)

Making Up (detail 1)

This relatively early example of Gordon Frickers painting (circa 1983?) has many drawing and ‘technical’ errors, part of the appeal of a very rapid study, none detract from the seductive charm of the painting.

Making up never lead to the ‘full on’ real thing…

As the painting, so life…

Rediscovered recently, I propose give this portrait painting to the ‘model’ with whom I’m still in touch to this day, 28.04.2016.

Making Up (detail 2)

Making Up (detail 2)

Very unusual for a ‘Gordon Frickers’ painting, this study is unsigned.

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